Operations Branch

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The Operations Branch provides leadership over Shift Operations and Emergency Medical Services. Staff provide management over the following:

  • Assigned emergency personnel.
  • Responds to and mitigates various emergencies throughout the community including fires, vehicle collisions, hazardous materials spills, medical and public assistance calls.
  • Operation-based programs including emergency vehicle and equipment acquisition and management.  
  • Department emergency mitigation operations.
  • Duty Officer functions.

Battalion Chiefs are responsible for the day-to-day operations and management of their respective shifts (A, B, and C Shifts), which include ensuring crew readiness, maintaining District coverage, and working with their direct reports to address any training or personnel concerns that may arise.

  • 9 Engine companies
  • 1 Ladder truck company
  • 8 Paramedic ambulances

Additionally, the Operations Branch cross-staffs the following apparatus as seasons and emergency circumstances dictate:

  • 8 Wildland fire engines
  • 1 Foam unit
  • 1 Heavy Rescue unit
  • 1 Technical rescue trailer
  • 1 Air unit
  • 1 Mass decontamination trailer
  • 1 Mass casualty incident trailer
  • 1 Swift-water rescue boat
  • 2 Flood boat trailers  

Cosumnes Community Services District Fire Department is a member of the Sacramento Regional Fire/EMS Communications Center (SRFECC). SRFECC was organized through a Joint Powers Agreement (JPA) pursuant to the provisions of Title I, Division 7, Chapter 5, Article 1, Sections 6500 et seq. of the California Government Code beginning January 1, 1981 and most recently amended July 10, 2014, to provide public safety communications management/dispatch services for its member agencies. SRFECC provides fire protection and emergency medical service (EMS) dispatching for nearly all of Sacramento County and part of Placer County, covering over 1,000 square miles and serving over 1.4 million residents. More Information