Mission,Vision & Core Values

Mission Statement

The Squaw Valley Fire Department’s purpose is to protect and enhance the safety and well-being of those in our community.


The vision of the Squaw Valley Fire Department is to respond efficiently with courage and compassion to all our calls. This will be accomplished through a comprehensive system of prevention, public education and mitigation of hazards within our community.

Core Values (PRIDE)

Professionalism: In and out of the firehouse, on and off-duty. Quality, Reliable, Proficient, Competent. “Mastering the basics”

Respect: For each other and for our public, treating everyone with dignity. “Give it to get it”

Integrity: The honesty and truthfulness or accuracy of one’s actions.  Honesty, trustworthy.  “Doing what’s right all the time”

Dedication: Reliability, truth, ability, or strength of someone or something.  “Dedicated to our duties”

Excellence: Quality, efficiency, innovation, and continuous learning.  “Strive to be the best”