Operations Division

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The Operations Division provides leadership over the Emergency Medical Services, Training, and Special Operations sections. Staff provide management over the following:

  • Assigned emergency personnel.
  • Responds to and mitigates various emergencies throughout the community including fires, vehicle collisions, hazardous materials spills, medical and public assistance calls.
  • Operation-based programs including emergency vehicle and equipment acquisition and management.  
  • Department emergency mitigation operations.
  • Duty Officer functions.

Battalion Chiefs are responsible for the day-to-day operations and management of their respective shifts (A, B, and C Shifts), which include ensuring crew readiness, maintaining District coverage, and working with their direct reports to address any training or personnel concerns that may arise.

  • 8 Engine companies
  • 1 Ladder truck company
  • 7 Paramedic ambulances

Additionally, the Operations Division cross-staffs the following apparatus as seasons and emergency circumstances dictate:

  • 8 Wildland fire engines
  • 1 Foam unit
  • 1 Heavy Rescue unit
  • 1 Technical rescue trailer
  • 1 Air unit
  • 1 Mass decontamination trailer
  • 1 Mass casualty incident trailer
  • 1 Swift water rescue boat
  • 2 Flood boat trailers