DEPARTMENT of FIRE RESCUE
The Bristol Township Department of Fire Rescue is staffed by a full-time Chief who also serves as the Fire Marshal and Emergency Management Director, 7 Full-time Firefighter/Fire Inspector/EMTs, and 1 Administrative Assistant/Fire Inspector/EMT. These same employees also make up the staff of the Office of the Fire Marshal and the Office of Emergency Management.
The Department of Fire Rescue staffs an Engine-Rescue (Engine 225) weekdays from 6:00am to 4:30pm. Each weekday a minimum of (3) Firefighter/Fire Inspector/EMTs staff and utilize Engine 225 as they are out performing fire inspections within a designated core-section of the township. Engine 225 and the Chief respond to all fire/rescue emergencies in the township. In addition to being a fully equipped pumper, Engine 225 is also equipped to respond to medical emergencies and various types of rescues such as; vehicle, industrial, rope/high angle, confined space, structural collapse, and ice rescues. In addition to Engine 225, the department also maintains a 14’ boat which is equipped for various types of water rescues and flood evacuations.
The Chief also serves as a liaison between the township administration and the 5 volunteer Fire Companies and 2 Rescue Squads. Each year on a quarterly basis the Chief facilitates a meeting involving the 5 fire companies, 2 rescue squads, and the police department to share information and discuss issues of mutual interest.
If you have any questions or concerns about fire safety, please do not hesitate to call the Chief Monday through Friday between 8:00am and 4:30pm at (267) 812-2938. You can also email the Chief at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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