Website Heartland Fire and Rescue (Cities of El Cajon, La Mesa and Lemon Grove)
Heartland Fire & Rescue, an ISO Class 1 Fire Department
The Heartland Fire & Rescue management team is inclusive of a Fire Chief, a Deputy Fire Chief, three Division Chiefs, five Battalion Chiefs, a Fire Marshal, a Deputy Fire Marshal, three Fire Inspectors, an Emergency Preparedness Coordinator, and four Administrative Support staff. This single management team is a shared expense amongst the three Cities. This unique cooperative fire services agreement provides cost containment opportunities, while maintaining local control. This combining of management responsibilities of three neighboring Cities ensures a high level of fire and emergency medical services delivery and maximizes resource utilization by eliminating management redundancies that are experienced as separate organizations.
Heartland Fire & Rescue is comprised of eight fire stations. Staffed daily are nine Advanced Life Support (ALS) First Responder Engine companies, with one being a certified Medium Rescue, two ALS First Responder Truck companies, one ALS Type III Brush engine, and one Operational Battalion Chief. The Ambulance transport system is currently a combined system of Fire Department and contracted agency ambulances. The joint powers agreement of Heartland Fire & Rescue serves a population of over 186,000 and responds to approximately 22,000 calls for emergency services each year. Over 130 proud, professional, dedicated men and women make up this fantastic organization.
The Paramedic Firefighter positions render advanced life support and basic life support as required; respond to alarms and participate in the control and extinguishment of fires; search and rescue persons from burning buildings, vehicles and aircraft accidents, hazardous or disaster situations; render emergency medical attention; assist in cleaning and maintaining the operational readiness of fire apparatus and medical equipment and facilities; and perform related work as required.
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