The Sidney Fire Department is a combination career/volunteer Fire Department consisting of 4 career members and approximately 35 dedicated volunteer members.
Fire protection, rescue services, and backup emergency medical services are provided to the Town of Sidney's citizens.
The Fire Department operates under the direction of the Fire Chief who is responsible to the Mayor and Council through the Town of Sidney Administrator.
In order to deliver the services needed to accomplish the above stated mission, the Sidney Fire Department is organized into two major divisions:
v OPERATIONS: responsible for the delivery of emergency services including fire, rescue, and emergency medical responses. This division is also responsible for achieving and maintaining the skills and expertise required by the firefighters to deliver these services. The Sidney Fire Department responds to approximately 600 emergency calls per year.
v FIRE PREVENTION: responsible for fire inspections, plan reviews, permits, investigations, and public education. The Sidney Fire Department conducts approximately 800 property fire safety inspections annually and provides many hours of public education in a variety of areas.