The Carlisle Fire Department’s mission is to be a leading emergency service organization by:
Meeting the needs of our community in fire prevention, fire suppression and rescue;
Utilizing and improving the dedication and skills of our people; and
Constantly improving all of our services and operations.

The Carlisle Fire Department Core Values are:

To Residents:
We owe the residents of Carlisle the highest quality of service possible, characterized by responsiveness, integrity and professionalism.

To the Fire Department:
We owe the Carlisle Fire Department and the fire companies within our full commitment and dedication. We will always look beyond the scope of our individual positions to promote teamwork and organizational effectiveness.

To Each Other:
We owe each other an environment characterized by trust and respect for the individual, fostering open and honest communication at all levels.

To Ourselves:
We owe ourselves personal and professional growth. We will seek new knowledge and greater challenges, and strive to remain at the leading edge of the fire service.