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Fire Suppression Division

2011 Calls Handled by Engines / Aerials


The Fire Suppression Division is the actual “firefighting” aspect of the Fire Department This division consists of three (3) shifts:

“A” (Red Shift),

“B” (Black Shift), and

"C"(Green Shift)

 An Assistant Fire Chief who maintains the operations of his shift through his seven (7) District Fire Chiefs supervises each shift. The District Fire Chiefs supervise the operations of the fire stations–nineteen (19) throughout the city that are divided into five (5) fire districts and manned by assigned Fire Captains, Fire Equipment Operators, and Firefighters.

District # 1 Fire Stations 1, 2, 6 and 12
District # 2 Fire Stations 4, 5, 7 and 8
District # 3 Fire Stations 9, 10, 11 and 15
District # 4 Fire Stations 13, 17, 18 and 19
District # 5 Fire Stations 3, 14 and 16






 

The Deputy Fire Chiefs work straight days, Monday through Friday, with one Deputy Fire Chief responsible for each of the following aspects of fire suppression:

Assigns work schedules and approves leave,

Manages suppression of working fires,

Inspects appearance of assigned equipment, buildings and personnel.

This division is the most “visible” part of the fire department as the members of this division are in the public’s eye as they respond to fires, automobile accidents, first aid calls, etc.

2011 Calls Handled By Engines/Aerials

Engine 1 1607
Engine 2 1498
Engine 3 1939
Engine 4 2183
Engine 5 1210
Engine 6 2021
Engine 7 1358
Engine 8 2218
Engine 9 1584
Engine 10 1334
Engine 11 1408
Engine 12 1474
Engine 13 1602
Engine 14 1348
Engine 15 1011
Engine 16 1651
Engine 17 1084
Engine 18 1066
Engine 19 1538
Aerial 1 75
Aerial 2 96
Aerial 3 91
Aerial 4 169
Aerial 5 146
Aerial 6 125
Aerial 7 70
Aerial 8 99
Aerial 9 90