Fire Department

The mission, vision, and core values of the City of Elko Fire Department articulate the department's purpose, goals, and guiding principles.

Mission: "The mission of the City of Elko Fire Department is to deliver exceptional service to the entire community by providing high quality emergency response, fire prevention, and community support.

Exceptional Service: The department is committed to going above and beyond in its service to the community.

High Quality: It aims to maintain a high standard of excellence in emergency response and fire prevention.

Community Support: In addition to responding to emergencies, the department emphasizes community engagement and support
Vision: "The City of Elko Fire Department strives to provide efficient and effective service to the public by encouraging quality improvement through continuous self-assessment."

Efficient and Effective Service: The department's vision is centered on delivering services in a manner that is both efficient and effective, ensuring the best outcomes for the community.

Quality Improvement: It emphasizes the importance of continuous self-assessment and a commitment to improving the quality of services provided.

Core Values
Integrity: The department values honesty and ethical behavior, which is crucial in maintaining trust and credibility in their role.

Courage: Firefighters often face dangerous situations, and courage is essential in their line of duty to protect lives and property.

Compassion: Demonstrating care and empathy toward those in distress is a fundamental aspect of providing effective emergency response.

Excellence: Striving for excellence means continually seeking to improve skills, procedures, and services to better serve the community.
These core values serve as the guiding principles that inform the department's actions, decisions, and interactions within the community. They represent a commitment to professionalism and dedication to the well-being and safety of the residents of Elko.


Welcome to the City of Elko Fire Department’s website.  As a lifetime resident of our community, it is an honor and a privilege to serve as your Fire Chief.  Oh behalf of the City of Elko Fire Department, I want to thank you for taking the time to visit and explore our website and we hope our website will provide you with valuable information about our services.  

The City of Elko Fire Department is a full service career and volunteer department committed to providing the highest level of public safety services to our community.  We protect lives and property through fire suppression, fire preventions, emergency medical services, hazardous materials mitigation and community education.  We also provide outstanding non-emergency services such as public education, fire and life safety inspections, fire investigations, community risk reduction, and many other administrative functions.  We are honored to serve our community, neighbors, and visitors in this capacity.  Regardless of your needs, our firefighters, fire inspectors and administrative staff stand ready to serve. 

 Our department is dedicated to making the Elko community a safer place to live, work and play.  We are continually working to ensure that our training, equipment and facilities meet the needs of the citizens and community we serve.   

The men and women of the fire department are the core of our operation.  They are compassionate professionals and it is through their daily efforts where we are able to provide sensational service to the public.  We are dedicated to responding promptly to each call for service. 
Thank you for your continued support of the City of Elko Fire Department. 

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