The Operations Division is where the bulk of the services offered by the District are carried out. These services include:
Air Medical Services
Communications Division (911)
Emergency Medical Services (EMS)
Special Operations Team
Swat Medic Program
In addition, they provide services to the Training and Safety Division, Emergency Management, Human Resources Department, Information Technology Department, Fleet Maintenance Department, Honor Guard, Community Events, Grant Management and the Fire Cadet Program.
The Operations Division has over 400 firefighters and over 65 civilians assigned. There are 17 fire stations located throughout the county and an Air Rescue base protecting an estimated 330,000 residents covering 614 square miles.
Call Volume by year
2014: 45,755emergency calls; 80, 843 unit responses 2015: 48,022emergency calls; 88,792 unit responses 2016: 51,935emergency calls; 97,614 unit responses 2017: 52,996 emergency calls; 99,650 unit responses 2018: 53,046 emergency calls; 99,092 unit responses 2019: 54,478 emergency calls 2020: 54,618 emergency calls 2021: 60,912 emergency calls 2022: 62,919 emergency calls