- A trusted leader serving the community with a commitment to innovation and improvement.
- Plan for technology improvements and maintenance to meet the operational needs of the district.
- Develop and expand on existing partnerships to build trust and explore collaborative opportunities.
- Deliver excellent service while focusing on innovation and improvement.
- Exercise sound financial judgment and plan for fiscal sustainability.
- Develop and manage infrastructure to support operations and innovations now and for the future.
- Hire, develop, take care of and promote the best people.
- Build community trust and resilience through education and engagement.
- We seek feedback and learn and improve from experience.
- We are willing to take risks and make changes in order to improve service.
- We are committed to doing the work, and continuously improving the way work gets done.
- We are open, transparent, and accountable to the public we serve.
- We acknowledge that public trust matters - and strive to be worthy of it.
- We are respectful, effective and humble.
- We do what's right for the right reason.
- We work cooperatively with one another to achieve our goals.
- We strive for open and honest communications and value differing opinions.
- Our managers coach, mentor and develop a strong team culture.
Compassion and Service
- We treat our customers with respect and dignity.
- We appreciate the importance of caring for people in the most challenging of circumstances.
- We are not here for ourselves, but for the community we serve.
As of October 1st, 2016, Fire District 7 became a newly restructured fire district. During the August 2016 Primary Election, voters in Monroe Fire District 3 approved merging with Snohomish County Fire District 7 by almost 81 percent. Both Fire District 7 and Monroe Fire District 3 have long standing service relationships within our communities.
Today, Fire District 7 serves a population estimated to be over 116,000 residents over 98.5 square miles. The District operates eight fire stations with Station 76 located in and serving the city of Mill Creek under a contract for services. Currently, the District employs over 190 personnel including firefighter/EMTs, administrative staff and chief officers. Snohomish County Fire District 7 will undoubtedly see additional advances as it continues to meet the needs of the community. All personnel; past, present, and future can feel proud of the accomplishments made by this department during the last several decades as well as for the accomplishments yet to come.