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OUR MISSION STATEMENT:
 
It is the mission of the Victor Fire Department to save lives, in any capacity trained and equipped for, and to protect property in the event of fire within the Victor Fire District.  To assist any recognized federal, state, or county agency providing resources within the Victor Fire District to reach our mission.

 

Further VFD will do all that is possible to assist recognized fire departments, federal, state, and county agencies in the preservation of life, as trained and equipped for, and protection of property from fire when requested to do so outside the Victor Fire District.

 
It is the responsibility of each member to support the mission by subscribing to the following values.

For the Community:

  • We recognize that the community is the reason for our presence.
  • We value the faith and trust of the community, and continually work to deserve that confidence through our attitude, conduct, and accomplishments.
  • Lives are more valuable than property.
  • The safety of the public is of paramount importance, followed closely by the safety of our members.
  • All members of the public are entitled to our best efforts.

For the Department:

  • We strive for excellence in everything we do.
  • Honesty, fairness, and integrity will not be compromised.
  • We continually seek effectiveness, efficiency, and economy.
  • Unity and teamwork are stressed as being to our mutual advantage as individuals and as an organization.
  • Members are continually encouraged to improve themselves as individuals.
  • The free exchange of ideas is encouraged.
  • We will provide professional and courteous service at all times.
  • We are sensitive to changing community needs.

VOLUNTEER

In 2013 the volunteer members of Victor Fire & EMS tallied a total of more than 2,830 person-hours in selfless dedication of service to the community. Over the course of last year the department committed more than 1,640 hours responding to 911 calls for medical emergencies, structure fires, wildland fires, grass/brush fires, controlled burns, motor vehicle collisions, water rescues, downed power lines, and responding to mutual aid calls from neighboring districts. The members dedicated more than 1,190 additional hours in weekly training exercises to ensure continued proficiency and enhancement of emergency response skills and technologies.

At the District's Annual Awards Dinner on Jan. 11, 2014 the department named Scott Hackett as "Firefighter of the Year" and Mason Kay as "EMS Person of the Year" for 2013. (See the Bitterroot Star article on the News & Announcements page.)