FOR EMERGENCIES DIAL 911
City of Ishpeming Volunteer Fire Department
100 South Lake St.
Ishpeming, Michigan 49849
Jason Annala, Fire Chief
To minimize the exposure of the City of Ishpeming to the consequences of Fire and Environmental Emergencies through Prevention, Planning and Response.
A complete emergency services organization dedicated to professionalism, teamwork and excellence.
Our Values and Beliefs
The citizens of the City of Ishpeming are valued as customers for the services we provide. They deserve our best effort every time we respond to their emergencies. They are to be treated with dignity and professionalism at all times.
To maintain the highest level of ethical standards, integrity and professionalism, in every aspect of our service. No matter how fast-paced or pressure filled our mission of service may be, all our efforts must be thoughtfully planned and executed within the spirit of time proven principals and values, to falter in any way would be unthinkable.
We believe that the Ishpeming Volunteer Fire Department has a role in all programs that impact the safety of our citizens, visitors, property and environment. It is our responsibility to constantly improve existing programs and to look for additional means to minimize the loss of life and property within our jurisdiction.
We believe that a prevention effort through public education, code development and enforcement, community planning and investigation is the best way to reduce the impact of fire and environmental emergencies.
Employees are the department’s most valued resource. Their involvement in decisions that affect the organization is the best way to assure continued improvement and attainment of excellence.
These are the cornerstones of the Ishpeming Volunteer Fire Department philosophy.