Code 3 Metro Dade Pierce Quantum Telesqurt 2 (12920)
Release: July 2001
Edition Quantity: 3,000
A five member Board of Fire Commissioners, each of whom is elected in single member districts within the fire service district, governs MDFR. The MDFR is dedicated to providing the best possible service to the residents and visitors of Dade County. To help achieve this, MDFR provides its employees with the latest training using the most up-to-date equipment and apparatus available. This unending commitment to our customers exemplifies our motto, 'ALWAYS READY, PROUD TO SERVE.'
The territory covered by MDFR is divided into four Divisions, which are broken down, to 12 Battalions. Along with suppression and EMS capabilities, MDFR has the ability to transport patients to area trauma hospitals via Air Rescue's two trauma helicopters. The department also has a Hazardous Materials Bureau and Marine Services Bureau, which respond to incidents requiring their expertise. MDFR maintains Crash Fire Rescue units at two local airports, including an entire Division at Miami International Airport. Our Urban Search and Rescue Team has responded to earthquakes in Armenia, the Philippines, Mexico City, Colombia and Turkey as well as the bombing of the federal building in Oklahoma City. It includes K-9 units trained to find people trapped in collapsed building and specialized equipment. Our Technical Response Team members are experts in vehicle extrication, confined space rescue, rope rescue and trench rescue. Additionally, the department maintains a mass casualty bus and mobile command vehicle for large-scale incident response.
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