The Fire Suppression Division includes 111 sworn personnel divided into three shifts providing full time response to all categories of emergencies. Suppression operates around the clock working three shifts on a 24/48 hour rotation. The department has six stations strategically located to provide efficient coverage for the city. Full time deployment capabilities include three standard Engine Companies, three Rescue Engine Companies, one Quint Aerial apparatus, two air crash rescue vehicles, and two 100 ft Platform aerial apparatus.
Additional reserve apparatus include a Quint Aerial apparatus and two additional engines fully equipped and ready for deployment during large scale emergencies. Reserve apparatus are manned by call back off duty personnel or thru our mutual aid agreement with Warren County Fire.
Fire Suppression Personnel provide additional service to our community through many Specialty and Technical Rescue programs. These include, EMS First Responder, Hazardous Materials Mitigation, rope rescue, water rescue, confined space rescue, trench rescue, structural collapse, Auto and Industrial Extrication, and Loss Control. Thousands of hours are logged annually to maintain proficiency in these disciplines.