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Fire Department

The Operations Division, which is under the supervision of Deputy Chief Cecil Clay, includes fire suppression, rescue and EMS forces.

Fire Suppression is the largest section within the Oklahoma City Fire Department and consists of uniformed Firefighters (375), Apparatus Drivers (230), Company Officers (183), and District Chiefs (18). These are the crews that make up the city's fire companies which responded to more than 65,000 calls last year. They may handle fires, rescues, hazardous materials incidents, medical emergencies and other situations. 

There are currently 35 fire stations serving a population of more than 500,000 scattered over an area of 621 square miles.

Operations includes the following divisions:

Special Operations
(Search & Rescue, Hazmat, Water Rescue)