The Operations Divisions primary focus is to protect the lives and property of the citizens and visitors of the City of Fort Myers. This focus
is led by a Division Chief and is maintained through a commitment to the health, wellness, safety, and operational readiness of the
Services provided by the Operations Division include fire suppression, advanced life support (ALS) non-transport
emergency medical services, hazardous material response, and marine fire and rescue response. The department performs its mission
from six stations operating six engine companies, two aerial apparatus, two rescue trucks, and one command vehicle each day.
personnel are assigned to one of three shifts, working a 24-hour on/48-hour off schedule. Each shift is headed by a Battalion Chief that
manages the fire stations, personnel and apparatus that serve the City.