Mission & Vision

  1. Mission
  2. Vision

The mission of the Fire Department is to provide public safety and emergency services to the City of Beaufort and Town of Port Royal in a way that is woven into the fabric of the community.

The Fire Department will take a customer service oriented approach every time we contact a member of our community. We will provide empathy, understanding, and kindness to everyone we meet.

  1. Family First
  2. Dedication
  3. Professionalism
  4. Respect
  5. Integrity
  6. Discipline

We believe that family must come first -- our individual families and then our Fire Department family. Our families  are the driving force behind everything we do. Without the support of family, our firefighters would not be able to provide the level of service demanded by our profession.


  1. Everyone Goes Home

We will strive every day to ensure that “everyone goes home." Firefighters face a multitude of risks  to save lives and protect their communities. Their courage allows them to willingly take risks so that others can be saved. A different type of courage is required to stay safe in potentially dangerous situations, avoiding needless risks and tragic consequences. 

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