City of Saginaw, Michigan

The Operations Division is responsible for providing immediate on-scene management during emergency situations that pose an immediate threat to life and property. Division services include but are not limited to: fire suppression, rescue, vehicle and industrial extrication, confined space rescue, mitigation of hazardous materials (Haz-Mat) emergencies, response to Weapons of Mass Destruction (terrorism) incidents, water and ice rescue, and command of emergency operations at both natural and man-made disasters. In addition to providing swift and immediate response to a wide variety of emergency situations, the Operations Division assumes an active role in promoting fire safety through its continued participation in providing community education, pre incident surveys and public service presentations. The Division is also directly and actively involved with apparatus maintenance, equipment and station maintenance and works with other agencies to coordinate many services offered by the Saginaw Fire Department.

Fire Suppression


Water Rescue


Ice Rescue


Hazardous Materials