The Pasco Fire Department

Our Mission

Honorably Protect and Serve our Community

Our Vision

The Pasco Fire Department will:
  • Maintain a highly-qualified workforce grounded in humility, integrity, and respect for all cultures
  • Promote progressive growth and expansion to meet the changing needs of the community
  • Conduct ourselves professionally in our community at all times
  • Promote a healthy and safe work environment
  • Be the leading resource for community safety, education, and information
  • Work collaboratively with labor and management to meet the community's expectations
  • Integrate the department into community activities and events.

Core Values
  • Promote morale, pride, and accountability from the top down
  • Maintain collaborative relationships with city departments and neighboring agencies
  • Honor tradition and provide training and education by highly experienced personnel
  • Remain progressive with innovation and technology through education and training
  • Engage in active sharing of your knowledge and experience
  • Earn respect daily
Fire Administration

Fire Chief Bob Gear joined the Pasco Fire Department in January of 2009, following his position as fire chief with the Benton County Fire District #1 for the previous 24 years. Additional fire administration staff members include:
  • Assistant Chief (Operations/Planning)
  • Training Captain
  • Emergency Medical Services Officer (Captain)
  • Community Risk Reduction Specialist
  • A Fire Protection Specialist
  • An Administrative Assistant (Civilian)

A Message from Chief Gear



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