Suppression

The city is strategically divided into two battalions, with one managed by a battalion chief and the other managed by an assistant chief. Battalion and assistant chiefs are under the direct supervision of the deputy chief of operations.

With a total of 141 firefighters working in the Suppression Division, GCFD consists of three platoons, which staff six engine companies, two quint/ladder companies, two medium duty rescue companies and a HAZMAT response unit. 

Two firefighters wearing turnout gear