As the largest division in the Durham Fire Department, the Fire Operations Division is responsible for emergency response, which includes fire suppression, emergency medical incident stabilization, and more.
The Planning and Administration Division provides administrative and management services to ensure proper and adequate budgeting, program and policy research, equipment and facilities management and comprehensive strategic planning to further the mission of the Durham Fire Department.
This division oversees all aspects of training for department members and ensures that all safety procedures are being followed. This division handles all aspects of hiring and academy life. In addition, the Battalion Chief of Training serves as EMS Coordinator for the entire City of Durham.