The mission of the Cromwell Fire Department is to protect
lives and property in the Town of Cromwell, and in the
surrounding area when called upon for mutual aid.
With the support of our Members, Auxiliary, Explorers,
Fire Marshal's Office and Commissioners, we achieve our
mission by providing
We are a service organization with many tasks to perform. We
welcome all interested individuals who wish to help us
achieve our mission.
- Fire prevention, emergency preparedness, and public
- High quality emergency response and incident
- Competent, professional emergency medical services
- Fire suppression and rescue services, and other services
to our community in time of need
- Inspections and enforcement of adopted fire codes
This mission statement was adopted by the Officers in 1999.
How You Can Help (Courtesy
You can do some simple things to help emergency personnel reach
a person in need. Use the letters S-I-R-E-N to remember the
right way to yield to an emergency vehicle.
S: Stay Alert Drive defensively,
keep the noise level down in your car and look for more than one
emergency vehicle approaching when you hear a siren.
I: Investigate Check your
rear-view mirror, scan in front and on both sides of your
vehicle, try to estimate the closing speed of the emergency
vehicle and plan your next move.
R: React React quickly, but
calmly and scan in all directions before pulling over. Always
use a turn signal when exiting the roadway and donít slam on the
brakes or pull over suddenly.
E: Enter Before re-entering the
road, make a visual sweep in all directions, turn on your
signal, and gradually merge back into traffic.
N: Never Never stop at a place
that doesnít have enough room to pull over safely and never
follow or try to outrun an emergency vehicle.