About Chester Township Fire and Rescue


The mission of the Chester Township Fire Department is to provide protection of life, property, and the environment from the effects of fires, medical emergencies, and hazards. We engage the community in our mission through progressive community outreach. We will maintain a constant state of readiness to respond to all requests for services through training, maintenance of equipment, and a desire to serve our community.


Members of the Chester Township Fire Department, through our commitment to innovation, service, and excellence, will always strive to be leaders in fire and life safety services, and be the model of a successful fire department. We seek to remain respected by our citizens for anticipating and responding to their ever-changing needs. We embrace new technologies and techniques, focusing on training and education to provide the highest level of customer services and satisfaction in a professional and caring manner.


We, the members of the Chester Township Fire Department, are committed to the following values in our interactions with coworkers and customers:

Professionalism - In application, appearance, attitude and standards  Integrity— Demonstrate honesty and fairness

Compassion - Demonstrate kindness and empathy

Responsibility and Accountability - Professionally, personally and fiscally responsible for our actions

Respect - For each other, our Department and the citizens and visitors of Chester Township

Diversity - Be open minded and responsive to the uniqueness of our community without regard to age, gender, religion or ethnic origin  Commitment— In all department endeavors

Teamwork - Encourage unity and a cooperative attitude

Health and Safety - Personal and professional health and safety is paramount in fulfilling the mission of the Chester Township Fire Department.