Message from the Chief

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MESSAGE FROM THE FIRE CHIEF - James Johnston CFO, CTO, CEMSO 


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.