Mission Statement

The mission of the Cumberland Fire Department is to continue to strive to provide the best possible fire protection and emergency medical services for the citizens of Cumberland. Our members are a group of highly skilled, trained, and experienced professionals who are dedicated to protect life, property, and the environment from fire and related disasters and provide the highest quality of emergency medical service care to its citizens. To best achieve our mission, the Cumberland Fire Department is committed to:
  • Provide highly efficient and exceptional emergency response for fire, rescue, and medical calls
  • Provide public education and awareness and actively participate in the community to provide for the safety and well being of the people who live and work in Cumberland
  • Provide the members of the Cumberland Fire Department with the highest quality of training and education
  • Provide an extensive network of support services which includes fire investigation, fire prevention, code enforcement, plan reviews, and fire and rescue apparatus and station maintenance
  • Provide a safe and healthy environment to benefit the mental and physical well being of the members of the Cumberland Fire Department
The Cumberland Fire Department takes great pride in both its rich history and its progressive future while constantly striving to increase the efficiency and quality of service to the citizens of Cumberland, Maryland.