The Fire Suppression Division responsibilities include to:
To deliver these services, 7 fire companies, 5 engines, 2 ladder trucks, and associated support and reserve equipment are housed in 5 fire stations. The assigned staff total 147 individuals, including 4 deputy chiefs, 7 captains, 21 lieutenants, and 115 firefighters.
Programs of tactics and strategy are developed to anticipate and prepare the appropriate response required at emergencies. The goals of the Firefighting Division are to improve in-service inspection and training, and to deliver trained emergency fire companies to the scene of an incident within 4 minutes with sufficient resources to cope with emergencies.