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      Margaret Felix
     Acting Fire Chief
    Mission Statement
     The GRFD will provide the highest level of service to
     our community through a commitment to excellence. 
             Vision Statement
       The GRFD strives to be an accredited national fire service leader that aligns with community needs and provides a secure work environment for its members.  This is accomplished by diverse partnerships, increased adaptability, fluid communication, complete transparency and a preventative mindset towards all endeavors.

     Value Statement

    The GRFD is committed to doing what is right through:

            Honesty                    Integrity                 Loyalty

                        Teamwork                  Excellence


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    "Community Based Fire Service" 


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              Recent News
    • Lieutenant David Knisley...get the details
    • 5-9-2016 Fire at 16 Portsmouth Pl NE...get the details
    • 2016 Firefighter of the Year...get the details
    • 2015 GRFD Annual Report...get the details
    • 2-3-2016 GRFD battles 2 structure fires back to back...get the details
    • 1-21-2016 Animal Rescue - Ice Rescue Group Deployed...get the details
    • 1-19-2016 Fire - Lexington Ave NW - Smoke Alarms Alert Residents, Firefighters Injured...get the details
    • GRFD Receives FEMA Assistance to Firefighters grant for $1.3 Million ...get the details
    • Volunteer for the GRFD as an Intern or join the Fire Corps Program!
      For information on our Internship program please check this link...
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               More Recent News
              Quick Links

      • Open Burning Ordnance and information on outdoor fire pits...Information on Open Burning in the city
      • Use of Grills in Multifamily Residential Buildings...Use of Grills in Multifamily Residential Buildings
      • 2016 Kohl's Birth to Booster Program - Car Seat fitting locations and schedule...Car Seat fitting locations and schedule

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      More News
      GRFD Unveils New Beta Test Dashboard
      Welcome to our new GRFD Dashboard! This interactive feature is updated monthly and shows the emergency incident activity for the GRFD. Categories are broken down into standard National Fire Incident Reporting segments with a brief description discussing what types of incidents can be found in their respective category. In addition to current year data, you have the ability to compare to the same time frame from the previous year to look for trends. We hope you enjoy the information and welcome any feedback which can be sent to in the strategic planning office.