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Mission, Vision & Values


It is the mission of the Bayou Cane Fire Department to preserve life and property, and promote public safety as an all risk life safety response provider. We will accomplish this mission through fire suppression, rescue, code enforcement, public education, fire investigation, and professional development training. It is our number one priority to provide the best fire service to all of the residents, businesses, and visitors of our district.


We will be a dynamic industry leader as a premier fire department, providing the highest level of service with our members working together, as a cohesive group, for the betterment of the organization and our entire community.



We will earn trust and respect through:



  • We hold the preservation of life as our sacred duty.

  • We will overcome adversity through fortitude, training, and compassion for others.

  • We aspire to do the right thing, even when it's difficult.



  • We serve our entire community with a commitment to provide care with compassion.



  • We will be faithful to the needs and goals of the organization and our entire community.



  • We consider the needs of others before our own.

  • We honor our profession and we will inspire each other to maintain trust and respect.


The men and women of your Bayou Cane Fire Department are proud to serve you. Each day, the BCFD's uniformed fire personnel protect life, property, and the environment through their direct involvement in fire prevention, firefighting, emergency medical care, technical rescue, hazardous materials mitigation, disaster response, public education, and community service. We are dedicated to your safety. And each day we come to work, we consider it a privilege to protect and serve you.

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