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Fargo Fire Department Values


Because the community members our firefighters serve call us in their time of need, the Fargo Fire Department holds its members to a high standard. The department expects its members to always respond professionally and treat the public with respect and empathy. The department has published the values identified as most important by the members to provide guidance in the actions they take and the decisions they make. The acronym for Fargo Fire Department's values is PRIDE, which stands for:

  • Professionalism
    • Commitment to quality
    • Pride in your work
  • Responsibility
    • Accountability
    • Maturity
    • Ability to respond
  • Integrity
    • Moral honesty
    • Intellectual honesty
  • Dependability
    • Worthy of trust
    • Constructive communication
    • Team effort
    • Working together
  • Empathy
    • Ability to understand others
    • Fairness
    • Straightforwardness
    • Sincerity