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Fire Chief Karl Lieb

It is our pleasure to help you learn more about who we are and what we do for our customers. From our sustainable infrastructure, to our diverse communities and neighborhoods, Utah’s Capital City fire department strives to maintain a focus on providing value to the residents, business owners, and visitors who live, work and play within its boundaries. The goal of the Salt Lake City Fire Department is to promote safety and assist people in their time of crisis. We seek not only to make a good impression, but to provide the public piece of mind that their fire department is capable, ready, and willing to help them when they need it.

 

We invite our neighbors to get to know us and learn about the various roles of their fire department. If you want to schedule a visit to a local station, invite a crew to your upcoming community event, or learn how to become a member of SLC Fire, we would be happy to provide you with additional information.  Please explore this website for many of the most common questions we receive. And if there is something you can’t find here, we invite you to call or email us for more information.

Be Safe,

Karl Lieb

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Vision: To redefine the standard in emergency response, community engagement, and firefighter wellness.

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Mission: As Utah’s Capital City fire department, it is our mission to provide unparalleled fire, rescue, and emergency medical services to our community.

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Motto: Prepare Effectively | Respond Professionally | Impact Positively

WILDLAND URBAN INTERFACE HOME ASSESSMENT

Is your home or business near the foothills of Salt Lake City?  Contact us for a free assessment of your property and receive tips to protect your occupancy from a wildland fire

SLCFIRE ON X

SLCFD and is on scene of an explosion that occurred at 718 E 700 S. One patient with serious burns has been transported to the local Burn Center. No active fire. PIO available for further info.

The fire has been controlled, crews are in overhaul mode now. The area will have limited access to- please avoid the area. We will update when the area has been cleared.

❤️ Save your Sweetie!
SLC Fire/Emergency Management will be hosting a Stop the Bleed course on Valentine’s Day to teach our community the skills needed to save a life. Join us for a fun and interactive evening, where you will learn about tourniquets, wound packing and bandaging

Update - Commercial Fire @
150 S State Street last night @21:15 hours is under investigation. A small fire inside was extinguished following an initial smoke investigation. No evacuation was required and no firefighter injuries occurred.

Extinguished House Fire in the area of 523 S Redwood Rd. This was an abandon structure, no injuries to report. The cause of the fire is under investigation. PIO not responding to the scene.

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We’re thrilled to announce a historic moment as the Salt Lake City Fire Department swears in its first civilian social workers into the Community Health Access Team (CHAT)! 🚒👨‍🚒 

🤝 This marks a significant step forward as we bridge the gap between emergency response and community care. Our dedicated social workers are committed to supporting our firefighters and serving our community with compassion, empathy and expertise. 

💬 As part of the CHAT initiative, our social workers will play a pivotal role in providing vital resources, mental health support, and assistance to those in need during emergencies and beyond. Together, we’re building a stronger, healthier and more resilient community! 💪

🎉 Join us in congratulating and welcoming our incredible social workers to the Salt Lake City Fire Department family! 🎉

#CommunityCare #CHAT #SaltLakeCityFireDept #SocialWorkHeroes #SLCFire #slcfiredepartment #slcgov 
@slc_fire_chat_ @slcgov @bereadyslc @slcmayor

We’re thrilled to announce a historic moment as the Salt Lake City Fire Department swears in its first civilian social workers into the Community Health Access Team (CHAT)! 🚒👨‍🚒

🤝 This marks a significant step forward as we bridge the gap between emergency response and community care. Our dedicated social workers are committed to supporting our firefighters and serving our community with compassion, empathy and expertise.

💬 As part of the CHAT initiative, our social workers will play a pivotal role in providing vital resources, mental health support, and assistance to those in need during emergencies and beyond. Together, we’re building a stronger, healthier and more resilient community! 💪

🎉 Join us in congratulating and welcoming our incredible social workers to the Salt Lake City Fire Department family! 🎉

#CommunityCare #CHAT #SaltLakeCityFireDept #SocialWorkHeroes #SLCFire #slcfiredepartment #slcgov
@slc_fire_chat_ @slcgov @bereadyslc @slcmayor
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We have received many questions about our recently opened Medical Response Paramedic position. Here are some of the most common questions:

Will the Medical Response Paramedic be on an ambulance or a fire engine? - The Medical Response Paramedic will be riding on our Squad (SUV) as a part of our Medical Response Team (MRT). The MRT is made up of Firefighter/EMTs, MRPs, and our CHAT social workers (Community Health Access Team).

Where is the MRP stationed? - They will be working out of SLCFD Station 5 or Station 6.

What are the shifts like? - The MRP will work a 40-hour work week. The two schedules are either Mon-Wed or Thurs-Sat. The first day of each schedule is 0730-2130 (14 hours). Days two and three are 0730-2030 (13 hours) for a total of 40 hours each week.

Are there any plans to open lateral paramedic positions at SLCFD in the future? - No plans as of right now, but that can always change. Monitor our social media for any important announcements.

For more details about the position and its requirements, follow the link in our bio.

For questions, email jared.buchta@slcgov.com

We have received many questions about our recently opened Medical Response Paramedic position. Here are some of the most common questions:

Will the Medical Response Paramedic be on an ambulance or a fire engine? - The Medical Response Paramedic will be riding on our Squad (SUV) as a part of our Medical Response Team (MRT). The MRT is made up of Firefighter/EMTs, MRPs, and our CHAT social workers (Community Health Access Team).

Where is the MRP stationed? - They will be working out of SLCFD Station 5 or Station 6.

What are the shifts like? - The MRP will work a 40-hour work week. The two schedules are either Mon-Wed or Thurs-Sat. The first day of each schedule is 0730-2130 (14 hours). Days two and three are 0730-2030 (13 hours) for a total of 40 hours each week.

Are there any plans to open lateral paramedic positions at SLCFD in the future? - No plans as of right now, but that can always change. Monitor our social media for any important announcements.

For more details about the position and its requirements, follow the link in our bio.

For questions, email [email protected]
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We are looking for Non-Firefighter Medical Response Paramedics to join our Salt Lake City team! Visit the link in our bio for the application and more info.

We are looking for Non-Firefighter Medical Response Paramedics to join our Salt Lake City team! Visit the link in our bio for the application and more info. ...

Today, we honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. His message of peace, unity, and justice resonates deeply with us at Salt Lake City Fire Department. As first responders dedicated to protecting and serving our community through Trust, Community, Respect, Excellence, and Leadership, we are inspired by Dr. King’s vision of a world where everyone lives together in harmony and with equal respect. As we reflect on his powerful words and actions, let us all continue working towards a safer, more inclusive society. #MLKDay #Unity #CommunityService #Respect
@slcgov

Today, we honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. His message of peace, unity, and justice resonates deeply with us at Salt Lake City Fire Department. As first responders dedicated to protecting and serving our community through Trust, Community, Respect, Excellence, and Leadership, we are inspired by Dr. King’s vision of a world where everyone lives together in harmony and with equal respect. As we reflect on his powerful words and actions, let us all continue working towards a safer, more inclusive society. #MLKDay #Unity #CommunityService #Respect
@slcgov
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Coming soon to an International Airport ✈️ near you!!! @slcfire is rolling out a new service that will increase our medical capabilities within the airport. We have been partnering with @slcairport for over 75 years and are really excited about their growth as well as our own.  More details to follow 🥳
@slcgov @slccouncil #Squad12 #electricforlife #bikeordie #haveyoutakenitoffanysweetjumps #servicelevelincrease #slcfire #mrt #iwonderhiwmanymilesadaytheywillride #thewhitemile

Coming soon to an International Airport ✈️ near you!!! @slcfire is rolling out a new service that will increase our medical capabilities within the airport. We have been partnering with @slcairport for over 75 years and are really excited about their growth as well as our own. More details to follow 🥳
@slcgov @slccouncil #Squad12 #electricforlife #bikeordie #haveyoutakenitoffanysweetjumps #servicelevelincrease #slcfire #mrt #iwonderhiwmanymilesadaytheywillride #thewhitemile
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For any emergency situation, including reports of carbon monoxide alarm activations, please call 911.  To reach our after hours non-emergency dispatch office, please dial 801.799.4231.

Headquarters / Fire Museum

475 S 300 E
Salt Lake City UT, 84111

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801.799.3473