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Business Listing   Egypt Fire CO - Whitehall, PA - Phone: (610) 262-6003


Business Listing   Hokendauqua Fire CO - Fire Station - Whitehall, PA - Phone: (610) 264-8979


Business Listing   West Catasauqua Fire Department - Whitehall, PA - Phone: (610) 264-4017


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Helpful Definition for: Fire Departments

Fire departments, in Whitehall, are the public or private organizations that provide protection from fire for a certain jurisdiction - typically a municipality, district, prefecture, state or a country. Fire departments generally contain one or more fire stations under those, and are staffed by professional firefighters, volunteer firefighters, or both.

The organization of fire departments comprise of three levels:

Administration deals with human resources, budgets, policy, and supervision. Training produces skilled personnel with the ability to perform their responsibilities efficiently. Services include offering education, protection and safety to the public. Operations denote performing the tasks to successfully protect the public. Fire departments in Whitehall are set up where those can have fire stations and sophisticated fire apparatus strategically deployed throughout the area under its control to avail the advantage of sending fire engines, fire trucks, or ambulances to the incident. To increase efficiency, large fire departments have smaller branches that consist of support, volunteers & research.

Support organizes the resources, Volunteers provide help in a state of emergency & Research aims at devising newer technologies for improved functioning.

The jurisdictions of these fire departments are controlled by private or Governmental bodies. Organization of the departments is set up within the jurisdiction. Placement of fire stations, equipment & personnel within the area under control would fall under the organization. Periodic survey & use of the information regarding travel time, range, population density so obtained to redeploy proper coverage is one major aspect of fire departments that brings uniformity of service to the entire community & assists in launching operations at effective locations.

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