The mission of the Plainville Fire Department is to provide fire, rescue, and emergency medical services to the residents of the town of Plainville 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.
There are 25 full-time personnel assigned to the Fire Department. In addition to the day time staff; The Fire Chief, Fire Department Mechanic and the Fire Prevention Captain there is the Deputy Fire Chief, 3 Captains, 4 Lieutenants, and 13 firefighters. All full-time personnel are either Certified Emergency Medical Technicians or Certified Paramedics. There are 15 on-call / part-time firefighters who supplement the full-time staff when called in "on a box". Of the part-time personnel, all are Certified Emergency Medical Technicians or Certified Paramedics.
The objective of the Plainville Fire Department is to safeguard the lives and property of its citizens through proactive training, preparation, and a solid commitment to standards of excellence while providing safe, effective, and efficient emergency services to the community.
The vision of the Plainville Fire Department is to have the community and its peers recognize the Plainville Fire Department as a true leader in providing the highest quality fire protection, prevention, and emergency medical services available.