Fire Department

The Fire Department has the primary task of providing adequate fire protection and fire extinguishment capability, initiating life rescue, rendering emergency medical assistance, controlling hazardous material situations, and providing related emergency services. The Fire Department has the responsibility for the administration and enforcement of the fire prevention code and the housing code, and for promoting fire prevention activities designed to reduce the incidence and probability of fire.

The Charter of the City of Mount Vernon imposes upon the Fire Department the following major functions:

 

The saving of lives and property

The suppression and control of fires

Providing related emergency services

 

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Administration and Enforcement of applicable portions of the New York State Uniform Fire Prevention and Building Code policies in the form of reasonable guidelines are necessary for the proper operations of any organization. Such policies must be standardized in a workable, readable format and made available to all levels of the organization.

The FDMV Firehouses

470 E Lincoln Ave

435 S Fulton Ave

50 W 3rd St

9-11 Oak St

 

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