The Emergency Operations Bureau manages the day-to-day activities of the Department's emergency responders. The on duty personnel are divided into three Battalions with each having an assigned Battalion Chief. The staff works a four-shift rotation. The Operations Division has on-duty personnel with specialized skills to respond to unusual emergencies such as hazardous materials events, high angle rescues, trench rescues and confined space rescues. The Department also maintains a fireboat for response to marine incidents on Puget Sound.
The following links contain information about the activities of our emergency operations bureau.
Firefighter Duties: Click here to learn about what firefighters do.
TFD Apparatus and Station Locations: Learn about our stations and apparatus.
Communications: Click here for more information about our dispatch center.
Emergency Medical Services: Learn more about emergency medical services.
CPR Instruction: Click here for more information about CPR classes.
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