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"Our Mission, through the delivery of programs and services, is to protect the lives and property of our citizens and visitors from the adverse effects of fire, medical, environmental, and other emergencies, both natural and man-made, while providing a safe and healthy work place."

The Clay County Department of Public Safety staffed by dual certified (fire and EMS) career personnel, and county volunteer firefighters oversees the operation of 12 Fire Stations housing 12 Advanced Life Support or ALS Engines, 1 ALS Ladder, 9 ALS Rescue Units, 7 Water Tenders, and 9 Brush/Woods Units.  In 2015, the Department’s 10 Emergency Medical Dispatch (EMD) trained Communications Specialists received and handled 23,417 911 calls for service.