The Lovelady Fire Department, established in 1958, offers a variety of fire rescue and prevention services. It is a nonprofit organization that serves more than 6,000 residents. The department maintains a fleet of engines and rescue vehicles. It has a staff of firefighters and paramedics. The department works to protect the lives, property and environment from the threats and occurrences of emergencies. The Lovelady Fire Department provides training and educational programs in general safety and emergency response. In addition, it undertakes fire investigations, reviews plans and conducts inspections.