Fire Department Operations
The mission of the Operations Section of the Richmond Fire and Emergency Services Department is to provide high quality emergency and non-emergency services to residents and visitors of the City of Richmond. The goal of the Operations Section is to operate safely, effectively and efficiently while protecting against injury, loss of life, and/or property damage from all hazards to include fire, medical, and other emergencies.
Role of the Deputy Fire Chief of Operations
The Deputy Fire Chief of Operations is responsible for the leadership and management of response services from 20 fire/rescue stations that provide fire suppression, emergency medical, water rescue, trench/excavation rescue, confined space rescue, structural collapse rescue, hazardous materials mitigation and other Public Safety services for the city’s over 200,000 residents and thousands of visitors.
Special Services Division