Mission Statement

The mission of the Walnut Grove Fire Protection District is to provide the utmost safety and selfless service to our community. Our skills and knowledge of fire protection, medical services, and public safety give us the ability to preserve and protect the life, health, and property of the residents of Walnut Grove.

 

Vision

The men and women who serve this community will continue to strive to exceed expectations every day in training and in compassionate service on calls.

 

Core Values

Our Core Values are D.I.R.E.C.T

Dedication

Dedication leads to hard work, discipline, and exceeding expectations. The members of this district are dedicated to the duties of this job, training, the community, furthering our education, our fellow firefighters, and to the lifestyle it takes to be successful.

 

Integrity

As devoted members of this community, we set positive examples on and off duty. We are accountable for our actions and the actions of our fellow firefighters. We believe having integrity means doing the right thing when nobody's watching.

 

Respect

Respect, Honor, and Appreciation

As volunteer firefighters, we have a large appreciation for the job and the community we serve. It is an honor to be part of such a desired profession. We will never take it for granted; we appreciate one another, and the hard work that is required to be successful. We respect each other and understand we are responsible for bettering one other.

 

Education

We have developed a challenging training and education plan that is current, effective, and relevant to our specific area. We are dedicated to furthering our education and skills to provide an even better service to our community.

 

Compassion

We believe being compassionate is one of the most important aspects of this job. With every call, we show compassion to our patients and their families.

 

Teamwork

Teamwork = Success

We are first and foremost a firefighter family.  Every member of this fire protection district has something different to bring to the table. As a family and team, we put all of our skills to use to provide safety to our community. We work as a team because our safety depends on it. 

Goals

Everyone Goes Home

After every call, everyone goes home!

Tradition

We are creating a tradition of excellence by becoming better each and every day. We respect those who came before us and strive to guide those who follow.

Community Relationships

Our sole purpose is to serve and protect our local community therefore; we continue to support and build relationships with local businesses and members of the community. These relationships are vital when serving a small rural area.