Operations Division & Structure

The department’s Operations Division is responsible for the day-to-day fire and EMS operations of the department. The Operations Division is responsible for the responding to and addressing the everyday emergency needs of the community. Line firefighters and paramedics provide these services, making the Operations Division the largest component of the fire department.

Leadership

Company officers (Captains) work at every fire station in conjunction with the Deputy Chief of Operations to ensure effective daily operations of the entire fire district.

Services

Additional services provided by the Operations Division include:

  • Annual fire hydrant maintenance
  • Confined space rescue
  • Dive rescue
  • Hazardous materials response
  • Heavy rescue
  • Paramedic bike program
  • A host of fire prevention and public education programs

Fire prevention is emphasized through safety programs in the schools, regular fire drills, and inspections of commercial properties, multi-family dwellings and places of public assembly.