Our Mission, Vision & Values

Mission Statement

The mission of Murphy Fire-Rescue is to prevent and minimize the loss of life and property through leading edge fire prevention and public safety programs, fire suppression techniques, emergency medical services, and emergency management coordination while assuring the safety of all members of the fire department.  We will actively participate in our community and strive for excellence in all we do.


We are committed to a creative process which develops mutual respect and pride in the community and ourselves.
To this end we value:

  • Providing Quality Service
  • Encouraging Accessibility, Open Communication and Participation in Decision Making
  • Seeking and Celebrating Diversity
  • Developing an Environment of Mutual Trust, Fairness, Sensitivity and Dignity
  • Promoting Confidence in thee Individual Capabilities and Cooperation throughout the Organization
  • Fostering Employee Development
  • Adapting to the Changing Circumstances of the Community


Protecting life and property from fire, medical emergencies, accidents, and disasters is a noble calling, attracting people with a passion for public service.  Utilizing the newest techniques and technologies available to the fire service, Murphy Fire-Rescue confidently moves into the future as a lean, aggressive organization focused on providing the highest level of service to the community as possible.