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Police, fire, and emergency medical response services are available as usual. Emergency? Call 9-1-1.


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The Fire Chief and Assistant Fire Chief are in charge of maintaining the four central departmental components, as well as delegating responsibilities within each component to the rest of the Fire crew. These standards, as well as their corresponding functions, are as follows: 

Emergency Operations

  • Fire suppression
  • Emergency Medical Services (EMS)
  • Special operations
  • Safety and health
  • Fleet maintenance
  • Facilities maintenance

Training and Education

  • In-service training
  • Recruitment/Retention
  • Volunteer program
  • Emergency planning
  • Public education
  • Curriculum development
  • Standards/Certification

Prevention and Emergency Preparedness

  • Code compliance
  • Plan review
  • Fire investigation
  • Public education
  • Emergency preparedness
  • Emergency management

Resource Management

  • Office management
  • Administrative support
  • Project expenditures
  • Personnel – Payroll
  • Fiscal management
  • Information management
  • Public information
  • Scheduling
  • Supervision