The Annapolis Fire Department exists to provide a safe environment for the community by minimizing the impact of fire, disaster, hazardous conditions, illness and injury through information, public education, quality service and efficient utilization of resources.
The Annapolis Fire Department is an all hazards emergency service agency that provides the following: fire suppression, emergency medical services, technical rescue response, hazardous materials technical response, response to weapons of mass destruction, marine rescue/firefighting and bomb squad services. These services are carried out by three engine companies, two truck companies, and three advance life support paramedic units. The department utilizes a rescue/haz-mat squad dependent on staffing from an engine company and a fireboat dependent on staffing from a truck company. The Fire Marshal’s Office Investigation Section provides the staff and equipment for bomb squad activities. The department provides the following non-emergency services: fire prevention/life safety, fire investigation and public education.