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                  Station Gonic Station

The City of Rochester Fire department is a 54 member "combination" Fire Department, 39 full-time and 15 paid on-call, providing fire, rescue and public assistance services to the Rochester, East Rochester and Gonic Sections of the community.

The department serves a community of 30,000 residents in a 45 square mile area from the two 24 hour manned Fire Stations Central in downtown Rochester, and a sub-station located in Gonic.

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                      Monument -The Chief of the Fire Department reports to the City Manager under the City Manager form of government. The Manager reports to a Mayor and 13 member City Council.

The department operates with 5 Engines, 1 Tower Truck, 1 Aerial Ladder, 1 Tanker, 1 Heavy Rescue, a Forestry Unit and 4 Utility/Staff Vehicles of various uses.

The FY' 2016 Fire Department Operating Budget is approximately $4.2 million dollars excluding Capital Improvement Items.

Rochester Fire personnel provide a wide variety of services including fire safety inspections, programs in the City Schools, and a proactive approach to fire safety in the community.

The Rochester Fire Department Mission Statement directs departmental policy with goals and objectives toward accomplishing the mission.


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