Deputy Chief of Operations

About Us


Image of firefighter gear, self-contained breathing apparatus and firefighter's helmet, displayed on table.
All emergency response operations are supervised by the Deputy Chief of Operations, who is second in command after the Chief of Department. Department operations include fire suppression, tactical rescue, emergency medical care, fire prevention, arson investigation, response to natural disasters, mass-casualty, and hazardous materials incidents, and fire and EMS dispatch supervision. The Deputy Chief is responsible for supervising all field operations Division Chiefs, Battalion Chiefs, Company Officers, emergency response personnel, and Assistant Deputy Chiefs assigned to manage other operational activities within the Department.

Learn more about this Division

Meet the Deputy Chief of Operations