The Operations Section is overseen by Deputy Chief Bill Northcutt and is responsible for the provision of emergency response fire protection/prevention and emergency medical services (EMS) to the community. The Fire Rescue Section is the largest Section in the Department. It is made up of 202 members, 188 of which are uniformed personnel assigned to Operations that staff emergency units 24/7.
The Operations Section is organized into three (3) branches; Field Operations, Technical Services and Training, and Emergency Medical Services. The Field Operations Branch is responsible for all personnel assigned to 24 hour shift and lead by six District Chiefs. The EMS Branch is responsible for EMS program oversight, health and safety and logistics. The Technical Services Branch includes training, life safety and internal affairs. All of these section leaders report to the Operations Deputy Chief.
Chief William Northcutt