Why We Exist

The Black Forest Fire Department is a group of dedicated members from many different backgrounds, brought together for one purpose.


To Protect the lives and property, of the citizens and visitors of the Black Forest Community, from the effects of fire, medical emergencies, hazards, environmental incidents and other emergency situations.

We will accomplish our mission through the use of prevention, public education and emergency response by dedicated, professional and team oriented individuals who collectively provide customer focused service, which is deemed outstanding by those we encounter.


To build an outstanding organization that values and empowers individuals, strives for excellence and leads the way in providing collaborative and cooperative solutions and service on a regionalized level.

  • Compassion
  • Honor
  • Professionalism
  • Pride
  • Courage
  • Teamwork