Mission : The Mission of the Canton Fire Department is to provide the highest level of emergency service possible,to protect the citizens of Canton and our visitors while acting and performing in a professional manner. Along with its full time Fire Chief and four part time firefighters, the Department has thirty volunteers. The Fire Station, located at 1390 S. Hwy. 19, houses the Department's twelve pieces of equipment. The city's EMS Service, located behind the firestation, has two paramedics on duty at all times.