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Current Fire Chief: Ivor J. Brooks

First (Full Time) Fire Chief: Ferdinand Neville

Total Firefighters: 648 (respond from Thirty-one (31) Fire Stations and Four (4) Battalions)

First Line Equipment:

Number of Engines (pumpers):29
Number of Quints: 2
Number of Brontos: 2
Number of Rescue Units: 16

Special equipment:

Hazardous Material Units: 2
Heavy Rescue Units: 2
Air Units: 2
Decon Units: 2
Brush Trucks: 2


BFRS: Established in 1872
Oldest Fire Station: Station 19; built 1928
Station 10/22; built 2009