Carthage Auxiliary

The Auxiliary provides refreshments during emergency calls, structure fires, flooding, missing persons or whenever the Carthage Fire Department needs their help. In addition to providing refreshments during crisis times, the Auxiliary works side by side with the fire department during fundraisers and other events. The Auxiliary provides support to our firefighters in time of need.

The members of the Auxiliary work well together and also with the members of the fire department. They recognize their purpose is to be there when the fire department needs them. Members are expected to be outstanding citizens of the community with the willingness to assist at any given time. It is understood that not everyone is available at all times and allowances are made. All member's opinions and ideas are highly valued and the group continually tries to generate new and unique ideas.

The Carthage Auxiliary is always in need of new members. If you would like more information or would like to join the Auxiliary please contact any of the members or phone (315) 493-2346 for further details or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.



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Mission Statement

It is the mission of the Carthage-Wilna Fire District and the Carthage Fire Department to provide the highest quality of professional emergency services that are humanly possible. As first responders to fire calls, accidents and public safety issues we strive to protect the lives and property of the residents and visitors of our community.

The fire department holds regular and special training sessions for its members to ensure the safety of each firefighter as well as to provide superior service to the community.

Our Values

SERVICE: The Department will continue its unwavering call to protect and serve.
BRAVERY: Bravery is the ability to overcome fear through fortitude, instinct, compassion for others and training.
SAFETY: We strive to keep our citizens free from danger, especially deliberate, harmful acts. With the best equipment and training, the Department can reduce the risk to the public and its members at fires and other emergencies.
DEDICATION: A commitment to the objectives of our mission is an essential part of our code of conduct. The faithful observance of duty calls for us to fulfill our obligations professionally and honestly. We inspire each other through pride in our units, which is a belief that every action reflects on all the members of the District and the Department, both past and present.