Fire Chief's Message
Message from Andrew Turcotte, Fire Chief
As Fire Chief, I would like to be the first to welcome you to the Westbrook Fire Rescue Department.
The Westbrook Fire Rescue Department has a proud history of serving our community and is endowed with some of the finest fire service professionals in the state. The men and women of the WFD are highly trained, extremely dedicated, and steadfastly focused on their core mission of service to the community - to serve you. From our frontline Firefighters, to our Communications Center Dispatchers and Paramedics, we are committed to providing the highest levels of service possible.
"The mission of the WFD is to be the leading force in the provision of fire and rescue services through our commitment to professionalism, superior training, advanced skill development and superior service."
For more than 100 years, your City Firefighters and Paramedics have bravely and successfully confronted the hazards of our growing community and continue to mitigate complex life-safety problems through risk management, strategic planning, methodical deployment, aggressive, but disciplined fire attack and rescue philosophy. We provide a broad spectrum of both emergency and non-emergency services to the citizens and visitors of our community. We are a unique organization that strives to anticipate the needs of the citizens, and have a long tradition of providing high quality EMS, rescue, and fire services to this community.
The hard-working professionals of the WFD are dedicated first and foremost to protecting the quality of life for the citizens and visitors of our community through multi-faceted emergency response and the protection of life, property, and the environment.
I am proud to represent such a fine organization. I am impressed on a daily basis with the professionalism, dedication, integrity, and resourcefulness of the men and women of our Department and the commitment to the citizens, visitors, and businesses of our City. As the Westbrook Fire Rescue Department moves into our next 100 years of service, we will continue to seek ways to rethink how we provide our service in an effort to be more efficient, more adaptable and more responsive to the needs of our community.
It is our commitment to you that we stand ready to assist you in your time of need day or night, with respect, professionalism, empathy, and compassion. As we have done for the past 100 years.