Fire and Medical Department

Fire Department Building

Responsibilities


The Fire Department provides fire, EMS, rescue, hazardous materials and disaster response and mitigation. Fire prevention priorities are public fire and life safety education, plan review, code enforcement, pre-fire planning and fire cause determination.

The department's paramedics and EMTs provide 24-hour emergency medical and rescue response. The department's staff is trained in emergency disaster response and provides incident management and scene mitigation during man-made or natural disaster situations such as severe weather, flooding, hazardous materials, confined space, mass casualty and technical rescue.