SOUTH KALAMAZOO COUNTY FIRE AUTHORITY
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South Kalamazoo County Fire Authority (SKCFA) serves the southern quarter of Kalamazoo County. (Approximately 144 square miles.) The Authority serves the townships of Brady, Prairie Ronde, Schoolcraft and Wakeshma and the Villages of Schoolcraft and Vicksburg. The population of the coverage area is approximately 20,000. Along with the normal operations of the fire service, we also do ice and water rescue.
- To reduce and control fire losses in the Authority through a comprehensive program of fire prevention, public education, fire suppression and training.
To provide emergency medical services to the best of our ability and training.
To maintain adequate emergency preparedness to control and handle a variety of potential life or property threatening situations, in order to provide adequate levels of safety for the community.
To engage in fire prevention planning efforts to ensure the most cost effective system of community fire protection, both now and in the future.
To establish and maintain a relationship with other fire departments and outside agencies, so as to be able to give or receive reciprocal support to accomplish an assigned mission.