Thank you for your interest in the Dayton Fire Department. We trust you will find valuable information here that will allow you to be better informed on our operations and fire safety. The professional men and women of the Dayton Fire Department are truly dedicated to its mission: preservation of life, protection of property and mitigation of emergencies. We attempt to accomplish our mission through each bureau of this department.
The Dayton Fire Department prides itself on being a highly professional organization. Our committed personnel provide outstanding emergency and non-emergency services city-wide as well as regionally, including: fire suppression, hazardous material mitigation, rescue operations, apparatus and facility maintenance, fire prevention and investigations, automatic mutual aid response to other jurisdictions, communication processes and emergency medical care and transportation.
Almost invariably, the citizens of Dayton recognize and appreciate our efforts. The Dayton Fire Department consistently achieves a satisfaction rating of greater than 94 percent in a bi-annual survey. The citizens of Dayton continue to place their trust in us on a daily basis and are extremely satisfied with the results.
Photos on our Essential Information page and elswehere are from actual DFD scenes. These give you a first-hand look at incidents that we see every day! Thank you once again for your interest in the Dayton Fire Department.
Interim Chief Jeffrey L. Payne