Apparatus & Personnel

Apparatus


The Roswell Fire Department currently operates 11 Engines, three aerial ladder trucks, two rescue trucks, three aircraft rescue firefighting trucks, one special operations rescue unit and three brush trucks. The typical engine is manned by a three person crew.
Apparatus
All engines and aerial ladder trucks have the ability to pump water; and all apparatus have a full complement of Advance Life Support medicines and equipment including cardiac monitors and advanced airway bags. The aerial ladder trucks are larger trucks that are used for high-rise rescue and other aerial operations that may require an elevated water stream. The rescue trucks are equipped with the Jaws of Life and many other tools to enable firefighters to rescue people from vehicle accidents and a variety of incidents.

Personnel


All Roswell Fire Department personnel are required to have a Firefighter I and II certification, as well as additional training in hazardous materials emergencies, ropes rescue, confined spaces, and automobile extrication, to name a few.
Group Picture of Fire Department Personnel
All fire department employees are also required to have an EMT-B certification issued by the state, and maintain that certification throughout their career. Some personnel chose to go farther with their EMS training and the department supports that education all the way to the highest level of EMT- Paramedic. The fire department currently has 13 Paramedics, 40 EMT-Intermediates, with the remainder being EMT-Basics. The personnel of the organization is highly trained and dedicated and strive to provide the best customer service possible.