Welcome to the Gary Fire Department official website. You will find this web site organized along the lines of our department’s organization. Press releases and new information will always be located under the News heading. Hiring information contact the Fire Commission office.


Our Mission

The Mission of the Gary Fire Department is to protect the Lives and property of the citizens of Gary from fires, natural disasters and hazardous incidents; to save lives by providing emergency medical services. We will partner with the community to mitigate risks and respond to all calls for service with knowledge, dedication and compassion. We will provide a work environment that values wellness, cultural diversity and is free from harassment and discrimination.

The department will accomplish this mission while maintaining a high regard for the safety and health of our personnel, and maintain a high standard of training and education, maintain fire department facilities and apparatus, administer to the fire service work force, and interact professionally with other city departments and divisions.