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 would be on the pages of the Fire Commission and the EMS Division. This site is a work in progress. Please be patient with us as we continue on this project.


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.

Call for Service

In 2019, The Gary Fire department provided   21,809 calls for service.    Fire Calls 6,073      EMS Calls 16,909