Fire Suppression

Fire Suppression Staff
  • The Billings Fire Department employs 110 line personnel including firefighters and EMTs of all levels who respond to a wide variety of fire, rescue, and medical emergencies. They are divided into three platoons: A, B, and C. Firefighters work 24 hour shifts.
  • Battalion Chiefs are the commanding officers on duty. They manage schedules, personnel, and apparatuses of all fire stations within the city.
  • Captains are the officers in charge of a fire apparatus and oversee the day-to-day operations of their station.
  • Engineers drive and operate the equipment on the fire apparatus.
  • Firefighters operate the specific tools needed to accomplish the task at hand.

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