Under the direction of the Fire Chief, the Administration Division is responsible for the overall coordination and
direction of the department. The command staff is composed of the Fire Chief, Deputy Fire Chief, Division Chief/Fire
Marshal and three Battalion Chiefs. The Deputy Fire Chief oversees the operational activities of the department, and in
the absence of the Fire Chief takes overall charge of the department. The Division Chief/Fire Marshal is responsible for
all prevention activities. Each of the three Battalion Chiefs command a suppression platoon comprised of six captains,
six engineers, seven paramedic/firefighters and four firefighters.