Programs & Services

Emergency Response
  • Fire (structure and vehicle fires and other related incidents)
  • Hazardous materials incidents (spills, leaks, and transportation accidents)
  • Medical emergencies (illness and injury requiring basic and advanced life support)
  • Rescues (vehicle and industrial extrications, confined space, and trench)
Fire Prevention & Investigation
  • Code enforcement (building inspections and hazard mitigation)
  • Fire cause determination (cause and origin)
  • Plans review
  • Public education (fire safety education and fire protection systems training)
  • Emergency response support (safety and logistic support at emergency incidents)
  • Ongoing training (coordinating and delivering basic and specialty training, as well as new employee orientation)
  • Records and planning (maintaining training records, developing and overseeing training budget, and maintaining department licenses and certifications)
  • Emergency response support (command and administrative support at emergency incidents)
  • External and public relations (liaison with city administration, City Council, and other city departments, interaction with other emergency agencies, and providing public information on fire department activities)
  • Personnel management (recruitment, hiring and promoting, performance appraisals, scheduling, and workplace rules and regulations)
  • Records and planning (department budget development and management, strategic and master planning, records and rosters, and department goals and objectives)