Fire & Ambulance
Bisbee Fire & Ambulance Department
The Fire Department responds to all types of emergency situations which include fire response within the city limits, wildland fires for the Arizona State Land Department, and hazardous material incidents. The Fire Department provides Advanced Life Support Ambulance Service, which includes 400 square miles throughout Cochise County as well as interfacility transports from hospital to hospital.
International Fire Code
The Fire Department is also responsible for enforcement of the International Fire Code and inspection of all businesses and public access areas. The Fire Department is charged with investigating for cause and origin any and all fires when necessary. The Fire Department employs 19 personnel that are trained and certified at different levels to include, Level 1 and 2 Firefighter, Fire Inspector, Arson investigator, Wildland Firefighter and Fire Instructor. As an EMS provider our personnel are certified as EMT's and Paramedics.
The Fire Departments staff includes:
- 1 Fire Chief
- 1 Fire Marshal
- 3 Captain
- 3 Fire Lieutenant
- 13 Fire Fighter (EMT/Paramedic)
Serving the Community
The Fire Department responds not only to emergency situations but also provides other services such as free blood pressure clinics daily, home courtesy inspections (fire and overall safety), CPR classes 2 times per month (Health Care Provider and Heartsaver) offered at a nominal fee, continuing fire prevention education to school age children and the entire community, and fire extinguisher training for corporations/companies and the general public.
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