Oak Hill Fire & Rescue Protection Association, Inc. © 2016

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Last Updated November 11th, 2016.

Our Mission Statement

It is the mission of the Oak Hill Fire & Rescue Association to provide to the citizens of the Oak Hill fire tax district of Burke County, North Carolina, the highest and most professional emergency response possible. The emergency response shall include fire, medical, and rescue operations. Response will be made to a wide variety of emergency situations including, but not limited to; fires of all types, medical emergency response, light and medium extrication emergencies, hazardous materials (Hazmat) incidents, as well as other natural and man made emergencies and disasters. These services are to be provided to the citizens of the fire tax district in as efficient and cost effective manner as possible.

In order to meet these objectives, all personnel will be trained in fire response including structural, vehicle, and wildland fires, as well as cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPR). Additionally all personnel will be trained to respond to light and medium extrication emergencies. All personnel will be certified to OSHA standards to respond to Hazardous Materials incidents at Operations level standards.

All medical first responders will be trained to emergency medical technician (EMT) standards as set by the state of North Carolina.