The Maplewood Fire Department is a combined fire and emergency medical services (EMS) department consisting of 18 full-time staff and 28 part-time staff. The department's administrative staff includes the Fire Chief, Chief of EMS, and Battalion Chief of Operations & Training.
The employees of the Maplewood Fire Department pledge the highest quality of service to meet our customers’ needs. We further commit to call customers, continual public and employee education, fire prevention and emergency response. We will provide these services in a safe, professional and effective manner.
Respond to 90% of the emergency response calls within eight (8) minutes.
Ensure response capacity for fire and high acuity EMS events while ensuring firefighter safety.
Update and refine emergency preparedness plans.
Explore and evaluate public and private partnership opportunities
Evaluate new ways of becoming more efficient.
Begin to develop a plan to address low acuity medical calls.