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Emergency Operations

Emergency Operations

Emergency Operations provides emergency response services to over 415,000 residents who live in the communities of Alta, Brighton (effective January 2020), Copperton, Cottonwood Heights, Eagle Mountain, Emigration Canyon, Herriman, Holladay, Kearns, Magna, Midvale, Millcreek, Riverton, Unincorporated Salt Lake County, Taylorsville, and White City.

The operations response area covers 550 square miles. Firefighters respond from 23 fire stations, staffing 24 heavy fire apparatus and 12 ambulances, as well as four operational battalions.

Our fire service members provide the full range of emergency response services to include fire suppression and rescue, basic (emergency medical technicians) and advanced life support (paramedics), ambulance transport, technical and specialized rescue services, hazardous materials response, water rescue and wildland fire response.

Operations members responded on 27,849 incidents in 2018.

Division Staffing

Sworn – 388

Civilian – 0

Part-Time – 140

For more information on the Emergency Operations Division, see full budget document below.