Details regarding a universal system to describe different types of fires.
The City of Marshall Fire Department operates with eight career and 25 paid on-call firefighters. The department’s structure consists of one Fire Chief, three Assistant Chiefs, four Fire Lieutenants, 21 firefighters, and 4 auxiliary firefighters. The Chief oversees all fire operations and also serves as the liaison with City Administration and City Council.
Throughout the year, firefighters are involved in various fire prevention activities which include the following: industrial and commercial fire inspections, fire safety programs for school children and the senior citizen smoke detector program which includes free detectors and batteries. Firefighters conduct tours of the department for school children and other groups who are learning about fire prevention and firefighting.
The Fire Department continues to be very active in training within the organization to insure that all personnel are trained to handle emergency situations as well as fire fighting skills. Firefighter training is conducted twice a month. The Fire Department’s mission is to provide the most efficient and progressive fire service possible, making Marshall a safe community to live in, work in and visit. Fire Department personnel are committed to doing all that is possible to save lives and property through Fire prevention and training.