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The Mission Of The Kingman Fire Department

is to enhance the life, property and well-being of our community.

Our Values

 Safety:  Provide the most effective health and safety programs for our members' well-being and operational readiness.
 
Community: 
Fulfill our responsibility and deepen our involvement in the community we serve. 
 
Professionalism: 
Provide the highest levels of internal and external customer service. 
 
Empowerment: 
Delegate authority to the most appropriate level. 
 
Proficiency:  
Provide a high degree of competence, skill and expertise.
 
Integrity: 
honor our profession and inspire others to preserve trustworthiness, honesty, and compassion.
 
Courage: 
demonstrate the mental and moral strength to persevere in times of difficulty.

Our Vision

  • Continue to be a department which demonstrates excellence in the delivery of its services.
  • Honor our community’s trust by demonstrating our commitment to duty.
  • Strive to continually improve services and programs, ensuring they are made available and are clearly understood by our community.
  • Maintain an efficient and effective response by utilizing the Community Risk Reduction model.
  • Strengthen our relationships through consistent collaboration with our partners and support agencies.
  • Maintain an internal culture of diversity, respect and professionalism through transparency, cooperation and communication.
  • To comprehensively train and develop our members to ensure the future success of the Kingman Fire Department

 

Department Overview

The Kingman Fire Department is a municipal fire department that serves and area that encompasses 34.82 square miles. The services are provided throughout the city limits as well as mutual aid and automatic aid with neighboring jurisdictions.  The department consists of career employees providing prevention and response activities in a comprehensive, all-hazards response model including fire suppression, advanced life support in emergency medical services, hazardous material, technical rescue, wildland, fire investigation, domestic preparedness planning and response, as well as public education and prevention.
The current personnel roster consists of 91 fulltime career personnel, 15 part-time personnel, 3 civilian support personnel, 1 building official, 3 building inspectors, and 3 hydrant maintenance personnel.  In addition, the Fire Department manages the 911 communications center which consists of 1 Communications Administrator, 4 crew leaders, and 11 communications specialists.  In the operations division, 43 career employees are on three rotating shifts of 14 personnel each working 24 hour shifts, providing both emergency and non-emergency response.  Each shift is managed by a Battalion Chief.  
Administration, Dispatch, Building and Life Safety, Training and Education are the other divisions necessary for our well-rounded department, each of which is supervised by a Battalion Chief level supervisor. The Kingman 911 Center is a stand-alone center that employs ten full time communications specialists, four communications specialist crew leaders, and one communications administrator.  All communications specialists are certified Emergency Medical Dispatchers.

Obtaining Fire and EMS Reports

To obtain a copy of a fire report or medical report for a patient who was not transported to a hospital, please complete the Request Form(click here) and return to:

City of Kingman Fire Department
Attn: Records Custodian
412 E. Oak Street
Kingman, Arizona 86401

You can also  contact the fire department at 412 East Oak Street, Kingman, AZ 86401 or (928) 753-2891. It is reasonable and necessary to charge a nominal per page fee to offset the cost of paper, supplies and equipment. The City charges $0.20 per page after the first two pages which are free. Proper identification will be required to obtain these records as required by the HIPAA (Health Portability and Accountability Act of 1996) policy.

Medical reports for patients who are not transported to the hospital can only be obtained:

If patient is 18 years of age or older with one of the following:

  • Requestor is the patient and has a photo ID.
  • Requestor has a Kingman Fire Department authorization of Disclosure of Protected Health Information form (click here) and a photo ID.
  • Requestor has a valid power of attorney or court order for the patient and photo ID.

If the patient is under 18 years of age, one of the following is required:

  • Requestor has an original or certified copy of the patient’s birth certificate.
  • Requestor has an original or notarized copy showing Court appointed guardianship of the patient.
  • Requestor has an original or certified copy of the patient’s birth certificate or Court appointed guardianship papers and a notarized letter stating that the parents or guardian allow the requestor to have the information.

In the event the patient was transported to the hospital, our report becomes a part of the hospital's patient file. Copies are easiest to obtain through Kingman Regional Medical Center where a patient can request a complete copy of their file. To contact Kingman Regional Medical Center for this purpose, call (928)757-2101 and ask for the medical records department.

News and Announcements

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Kingman Fire, Police and Dispatch Taking Extra Safety Precautions During COVID-19 Pandemic

Post Date:03/27/2020 2:09 PM

The City of Kingman would like to reassure the community that our firefighters, police officers, and first responders are taking every step necessary to ensure the safety of our teams and the community we serve. City first responders are being supplied correct personal protective equipment (PPEs) by county and state officials. The city’s supplies for this equipment is at sustainable and appropriate levels of response are being gauged for each call dispatch receives.

The City will reiterate the need for people to practice social distancing and adhere to the CDC Guidelines. The city sincerely appreciates those in our community who have already taken precautionary measures to keep everyone safe.

Kingman Fire Chief Jake Rhoades said, “One of the very first things we did in dispatch, was adjust emergency medical dispatch procedures following CDC guidelines.”

“We turned our immediate attention towards contingency planning and just trying to anticipate every possibility we could. We feel like we're in good shape, and if we need to adjust levels of service, we’re able to that. At this point, we’re not seeing a need for that,” Kingman Police Chief Bob DeVries said.

 “Of course, it’s a growing concern in a community our size that we need to be very cognizant of all those we come in to contact with, which is why it is imperative for people to not be out and about, unless it’s absolutely necessary, and to follow those social-distancing and CDC guidelines,” said Kingman City Manager Ron Foggin.

As of Monday, March 23, 2020, all city buildings (except the Municipal Courthouse, Golf Course, and Parks) will remain closed to all public access until at least April 6, 2020. To protect the health of our City team members and the public, all residents will be required to make requests for services remotely, through mail, email, online platforms, and telephone. City team members will be allowed into the buildings and are expected to work on-site to keep the City of Kingman operating to serve our residents. Dispatch, Fire and Police Services will operate at normal levels.

To help contain the spread of COVID-19, health officials have issued the following recommendations:

·      Wash your hands regularly with soap and water for at least 20 seconds or use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer.

·      Refrain from touching your eyes, nose and mouth.

·      Don’t make close contact with sick individuals.

·      If you are sick, stay home.

·      Cover coughs or sneezes with a tissue and throw the tissue away.

·      Clean and disinfect objects that are frequently touched.

·      If someone in your family tested positive for COVID-19, keep that entire household at home.

·      Cancel or postpone mass gatherings of 10 or more people.

For more information, visit https://www.cityofkingman.gov/government/advanced-components/covid-19-microsite

 

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