Emergency Response

Last year, the Department of Fire and Public Safety responded to over 16,000 emergency situations. These situations can include, but are not limited to, the following:


  • Structure Fires
  • Vehicle Fires
  • Brush Fires
  • Dumpster/Rubbish Fires
  • Marine Vessel Fires

Hazardous Materials Incidents

  • Chemical Agents
  • Biological Agents
  • Radioactive Materials
  • Explosives

Motor Vehicle Accidents

  • Victim Extrication
  • Medical Care
  • Mitigation of Hazards

Medical Emergencies

  • Medical
  • Trauma
  • Mass Casualty

Technical Rescues

  • Ocean Rescues
  • Mountain Rescues
  • Confined Space Rescues
  • Body Recovery

Natural Disasters

  • Flooding
  • Hurricanes / High Wind Conditions
  • Tsunamis / High Surf Conditions
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Non-Emergency Services

The Department also provides non-emergency services. These services include: