Mission & Vision

Mission Statement

Portsmouth Fire, Rescue, and Emergency Services is a community-based department that is committed to providing the highest quality of public safety services. We protect lives and property through:

  • Disaster Management
  • Emergency Medical Services
  • Fire and Medical Prevention
  • Fire Suppression
  • Hazardous Materials Management
  • Public Education

Vision Statement

To cultivate a diverse, modern, innovative, caring and compassionate department that operates safely, is competent, and is responsive to the community.