The vision of the Erhart/York Township Fire Department is to become the finest fire service
organization possible by utilizing and developing our members to their fullest potential,
maximizing our use of the resources available to us, and being responsive to the growth and
changing needs of our community.
Our mission is to protect the lives, property, and environment of the people who live, work, play,
and travel in, and through, York Township.
The values of the Erhart/York Township Fire Department provide its members with a framework
for making management decisions and guiding individual behavior. Our value system describes
those attributes that make the organization and our members assets to the community. We value:
Human Life———— Our top priority
Service —————– Our reason for existence
Excellence ————- Our goal
Integrity—————- The basis for trust
Accountability ——– Personal and professional
Cooperation ———– To achieve common goals
Innovation ————- For creative problem solving
Education ————– For growth
GOALS AND OBJECTIVES
1. Protective Services – Provide high quality service in a timely manner that meets
recognized standards of care and produces customer satisfaction.
2. Preventive Services – Provide high quality timely service that meets recognized standards
of life safety and produces customer satisfaction.
3. Human Resource Management – Create a secure working environment that allows its
members to accomplish the mission of the organization and provide self-satisfaction.
4. Physical Resource Management – Develop a system that ensures that the department’s
facilities, apparatus, equipment, and supplies are adequate to accomplish the mission of
Our department has been known throughout the area as a leader in the delivery of fire and
emergency services. Highly motivated firefighters working under the supervision of dedicated
officers enable us to succeed in a challenging and rapidly evolving profession. As such, our
conduct is of up most importance and must be maintained at all times.