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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

Acting 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