Fire Department Support Services
Information regarding the bureau within the Fire Department that maintains the Fire Department rolling stock.
The Support Services Program includes the ordering, storage and issuing of such items as: hose, nozzles, fire axes, pike poles, hand lights and other assorted tools and equipment. The Support Services also maintains and repairs these items.
The firefighters from Support Services respond with a Mobile Command Post to all major incidents to which the Fire Department responds. When needed, Support Services also responds with an air truck, heavy wrecker (pictured above), warming bus, additional hazardous material mitigation supplies or firefighting foam concentrate.
Household supplies for all 30 engine houses are ordered, stored, issued and delivered by Support Services. All of the household appliances at each engine house are the Support Services' responsibility to order, issue and maintain.
Support Services provides for the purchase and maintenance of all specialty items used by the Fire Department. This includes equipment and tools used by firefighters for responses to incidents involving the areas of marine, diving, rappelling and rescue.