The Maintenance Division is committed to providing the department with fire and EMS equipment, repairs, and maintenance, enabling personnel to save lives and property.
The Maintenance Division currently maintains and services all fire and medical equipment for the department, including a fleet of 156 vehicles: 28 engines; 8 aerials (ladder); 4 AARF vehicles; 3 rescue vehicles; 15 medic units; 68 cars, light trucks and vans; a forklift, backhoe and 6 trailers; and 11 specialty trucks - bomb truck, salvage truck, air supply truck, trench and confined space rescue truck, water rescue van, hazardous material truck, K-9 Unit and the Children's Fire Safety House. These units were maintained in a skilled and professional manner. More than 1,300 work orders were completed and, at any given time, 97% of the fleet was operational.
Maintenance is also responsible for the purchase and distribution of firefighting gear; fire hose, which requires annual testing; firefighter clothing; fire and EMS equipment; and custodial supplies. Other responsibilities include upkeep on auxiliary generators and building repairs for 21 fire stations, maintenance garage, and other department properties. The Maintenance Division consists of the Chief of Maintenance, Assistant Chief of Maintenance, seven Emergency Vehicle Technicians (EVTs), a Stock Clerk II, and an Administrative Assistant.