Fire & EMS
Chickasha Fire Department’s purpose is to save lives and mitigate emergencies while providing exemplary service to others. We will bring value to the communities we serve and strive to make people’s lives better.
Chickasha Fire Department shall strive to be a well-trained team and empathetic professionals. We will be constantly improving to best serve our communities. We are committed to saving lives and protecting property through innovative tactics and training while creating a culture of teamwork and servitude.
The Chickasha Department of Fire / Emergency Medical Services (EMS) provides a wide range of services to the city of Chickasha.
Chickasha Fire/EMS also provides paramedic level ambulance service to central Grady County through a contract with the Grady County EMS Board.
Chickasha Fire / EMS also provides non-emergency transport between medical facilities (hospitals and nursing homes) when medically necessary. Chickasha Fire / EMS does not provide routine transport for people to and from doctor appointments or other medical appointments.
There are 36 career firefighter/emergency medical technicians (EMTs) and 2 civilian personnel that staff the Department of Fire/EMS. The department operates a fleet of 10 emergency vehicles out of 2 stations. Between 3,500 and 4,000 requests for service are answered each year. Approximately 70% of service requests are for emergency medical service.
All fire personnel are cross-trained as emergency medical technicians and paramedics. The City of Chickasha provides the highest level of emergency medical service available in Oklahoma.
Requests for Services
Chickasha Fire & EMS responds to a wide variety of emergency and non-emergency requests for service. Emergency services include not only fire and EMS but hazardous materials incidents, technical rescue incidents, and other hazardous conditions as well. Non-emergency services include checking smoke and carbon monoxide detectors and other services.