"Emergency Services…Above and Beyond"
The South Shore Fire Department Values:
P – Professionalism: We believe our members are ambassadors with an unbreakable bond with the residents of our community; they selflessly serve the public with superior technical skills, compassion, and empathy while continuously striving for excellence.
E – Education: We believe our success is founded in each of us through a continual quest for higher knowledge, personal skills and understanding of the problems we face.
O – Opportunity: We believe in investing our time and intellectual energies in supporting local charities, public safety programs and formal educational opportunities thereby strengthening morale, confidence, consideration for others and the organization as a whole.
P – Pride: We believe our organization is a family where each of us internalizes an optimistic attitude that includes personal accountability, honesty, integrity, self-respect, forgiveness and a sense of community.
L – Leadership: We believe our members are goal-oriented with the initiative to problem solve, make the right decisions and clearly communicate to their brethren in each season of life.
E – Empowerment: We believe that empowerment strengthens our organization by instilling trust and mutual respect for each other and is the cornerstone of everything we do as a team.