The AFD is dedicated to preserving life and property in our community through efficient service, public education and hazard mitigation.
AFD will be a community leader in Fire/EMS service to make our city a great place to live, work and recreate. AFD promotes the desire to serve, the courage to act and the ability to perform.
AFD is a department comprised of full-time employees striving to provide the highest-quality emergency response and service to the citizens and visitors of our city.
Our personnel are trained to the Firefighter I and Emergency Medical Technician – Basic certification level, and several of our members carry advanced firefighter and paramedic certifications.
Our department takes a pro-active approach to plan review along with fire and life safety inspections and enforcement.
Altoona Fire Department Annual Report