The Stratford Fire Department has as its central mission the preservation of life and property through the prevention or abatement of all hazards to life safety from fires or similar emergencies. The Fire Department is comprised of two main functional divisions:
- Fire Suppression- responds to fires and other emergencies, providing Stratford residents and businesses with 24 hour protection.
- Fire Prevention-is responsible for ensuring that all occupancies within the Town meet the State Fire Code and for educating the general public on fire prevention.
- First Responder- The Stratford Fire Department serves as the First Responder for emergency medical care in the Community. The Department has personnel trained as Medical Response Technicians and Emergency Medical Technicians. Service is provided on a twenty-four hour a day seven days a week basis.
- Other services provided include but are not limited to water rescue, vehicle extrication and hazardous material incident mitigation.