As the largest division in the Durham Fire Department, Fire Operations is responsible for:
Emergency response, which includes fire suppression, emergency medical incident stabilization, vehicle extrication and basic response
- Mitigation of hazardous materials release occurrences
- Technical rescue incidents, such as swift-water rescue
In addition to emergency response, the Fire Operations Division maintains approximately 13,000 fire hydrants to ensure operational readiness. Other non-emergency response activities include public education through in-house and out-reach programs and working to meet the needs of all residents and visitors of Durham.
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