West Palm Beach Fire Rescue 500 N Dixie Hwy West Palm Bch., FL 33401  :  Phone (561) 804-4700  :  

Apparatus
What Type of Units does the West Palm Beach Fire Rescue Department Operate?
Rescues
  • Respond to Fires and Medical Emergencies
  • Transports patines to the Hospital
Engines
  • Respond to Fires and Medical Emergencies
  • Provides water supply and deploys hoseline to fight fire
Ladders
  • Respond to Fires and Medical Emergencies
  • Provides access to upper levels of buildings for rescue
  • Provides large elevated streams of water for major fires
Squads
  • Respond to Fires and Medical Emergencies
  • Provides water supply and deploys hoseline to fight fire
  • Provides Heavy Rescue capabilities
Brush
  • Responds to grass and brush fires in areas not accesible by normal
EMS Captain
  • Provides advanced levles of supervsion for major medical incidents
Battalion Chief
  • Command Operational Officer for the City

What Type of Units Respond to What Type of Emergency?
Medical
  • 1 Rescue
Minor Fire Incidents- Vehicle Fires, Brush Fires Public Assists, etc
  • 1 Engine OR 1 Ladder OR 1 Squad
Automatic Fire Alarm
  • 1 Engine
  • 1 Ladder
Auto Accident
  • 1 Rescue
  • 1 Engine OR 1 Ladder OR 1 Squad
Major Medical, (Major Trauma, Cardiac Arrest)
  • 1 Rescue
  • 1 Engine OR 1 Ladder OR 1 Squad
  • 1 EMS Captain
House Fire
  • 2 Engines
  • 1 Ladder
  • 2 Rescues
  • 1 Squad
  • 1 EMS Captain
  • 1 Battalion Chief
High Rise Fire OR Commercial Building Fire
  • 3 Engines
  • 2 Ladders
  • 2 Rescues
  • 1 Squad
  • 1 EMS Captain
  • 1 Battalion Chief
Major Auto Accident - Persons Trapped
  • 2 Rescues
  • 1 Engine OR 1 Ladder
  • 1 Squad
  • 1 EMS Captain
  • 1 Battalion Chief

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