Meetings & Training
Date: last Wednesday of each month
(exception - holidays)
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Onota Township Hall / Fire Station
E1455 Deerton-Sand Lake Rd
Onota Township Fire Department
PO Box 100
Deerton, MI 49822
To protect and preserve life, property, and the environment through emergency planning and response by providing a team of professional, trained responders dedicated to the safety and education of the community in a compassionate and ethical manner.
In the fire service, values are determined by the community environment the department exists in combined with nature of the department members.
Duty - Integrity - Compassion
Accomplishing what needs to be done [duty] because it is the right thing to do [integrity] to help others in need [compassion].
To be recognized by those we serve, our members, and our peers as a professional organization dedicated to the provision and planning of emergency services through:
--priority of improvement by continual training & education
--committing to the community and and adapting to its changing needs
--the importance placed on communication, active participation, support, and compassion both within and external to the department
*the role of the department as an entity in facilitating community partnerships, developing common goals, maintaining working relationships with mutual aid partners
*striving to create all of the above in an environment that fosters and promotes integrity, acceptance, respect, and cooperation
*operating in a fiscally responsible manner to meet and exceed the current and future expectations of the community and all those it serves.