The Henderson Fire Department's mission is to serve and safeguard our community through the delivery of professional, efficient and effective services protecting life and property.
It is our vision to deliver exceptional life safety services to our citizens and employees.
The Henderson Fire Department was first organized in 1914, with 20 volunteer firefighters. From 1914 to 1927, the Fire Department's equipment consisted of a bucket brigade for fire protection. The first paid firefighters were hired in 1916 and the department has continued to grow to where it is currently, with eight vehicles that include fire engines, a ladder truck, brush truck and tanker.
Today, the Henderson Fire Department contains a combination of career and volunteer firefighters, with 17 career and 20 volunteer.