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Mission & 2016 Fiscal Highlights
Mission

The Ponca City Fire Department will minimize the loss of life and property
resulting from fire, medical emergencies, and other disasters. This will be
accomplished through fire prevention, public education, fire suppression, medical
service delivery, and other related emergency and non-emergency activities. The
department will actively participate in our community, serve as role models and
mentors, and strive to effectively and efficiently utilize all the resources under its
care to provide the utmost protection possible to the citizens of Ponca City.


2016 Fiscal Highlights
  • Responded to 1,329 calls related to fire, rescue, or other citizen requests for assistance.
  • Provided proper installation of 39 child safety seats in vehicles.
  • Performed a total of 81 in-home smoke alarm checks; 58 new smoke alarms installed and 23 batteries replaced.
  • Provided fire safety education to more than 3,000 elementary students in all public and private schools within the City of Ponca City.
  • Provided 19 fire safety awareness speaking engagements for various groups and civic organizations.
  • Provided in-class recruitment speeches at five (5) educational institutions throughout the regions of Oklahoma and Kansas that offer firefighter technical programs and advanced levels of EMS training.
  • Offered two (2) candidate examination opportunities on location at Eastern Oklahoma County Technology Center’s fire training facility yielding eleven (11) candidates of which three (3) were hired.
  • Engaged in seven (7) collaborative training opportunities with other Kay County fire departments and Phillips 66 which resulted in higher levels of training in the areas of; vehicle extrication; post-traumatic stress disorder awareness; advanced rope rescue; advanced fire behavior; and fire instruction techniques.
  • Provided recruit training for eleven (11) personnel hired in fiscal 2015 to replace departmental retirees.


516 E. Grand, Ponca City, OK 74601
PO Box 1450, Ponca City, OK 74602
Ph. (580) 767-0339
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