Here are answers to some of the most common questions we get.
How do I get a copy of a fire report?
Answer coming soon.
What's the difference between a fire engine and fire truck?
An engine company performs fire suppression duties at structure, vehicle, wildland, and other types of fires, such as providing a water supply and advancing hose lines. Additional duties may include search and rescue, extrication, ventilation, and emergency medical care.
A truck company performs forcible entry, search and rescue, ventilation, salvage and overhaul, and utilities control, and provides access to upper levels of a structure. May also provide elevated streams, extrication, and emergency medical care.
A rescue company searches for and removes victims from areas of danger or entrapment and performs technical rescues.
A rescue/engine company combines the ability to perform the duties of engine and rescue companies in one apparatus while a quint (or pumper/ladder) combines the ability to perform the duties of engine and truck companies.
Does the fire department fill swimming pools?
Sorry but the fire department does not provide this service.