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About the St. Charles Fire Department


The mission of the St. Charles Fire Department is to create and foster a safe and secure local community and deliver excellent emergency services, in order to safeguard and enhance lives, resources and community well-being.

Fire Chief Scott Swanson


Values embraced by all members of an organization are extremely important, as the recognize the features that make up the personality of the organization.


  • Trust
  • Respect
  • Do the right thing


  • To act
  • To care
  • To take ownership


  • To serve the community
  • To each other
  • To Self
  • To the highest level of professionalism


  • Always getting better
  • Striving to be the best
  • Recognized for performance



Is to be widely known for providing exemplary service through protection, prevention and education; and for our excellence in all we do.


updated May 01, 2020