Local 412
Dearborn Firefighter Services Provided

Services the Dearborn Firefighters Provide

Fire (Extinguishment)

Ø  Residential structures

Ø  Industrial structures

Ø  Commercial structures

Ø  Vehicle

Ø  Dumpster/grass

Ø  Anything else that burns

Medical (We bring the Emergency Room to the patient)

Ø  Provide Advanced Life Support (ALS) by paramedics.

Ø  Immediate transport via ALS Rescue to the nearest appropriate hospital facility for the patient’s condition.  All Engines and Ladder trucks are ALS equipped and staffed with Paramedics.  

Ø  Advanced intravenous (IV) and intraosseous (IO) fluid and/or medication administration for cardiac, respiratory, and other life threatening conditions

Ø  Provide emergent advanced airways for patients in respiratory distress and/or arrest

Ø  Treat emergent cardiac patients and their arrhythmias appropriately

Ø  Transmit EKG’s directly from the scene to emergency room physicians and cardiologists (STEMI)

Ø  Stabilize and provide care for trauma and/or burn patients

Ø  Provide emergent obstetrics care and manage treatment both before and after child birth

Ø  Treat whatever other medical emergency a patient may experience

Rescue

Ø  Vehicle extrication

Ø  Industrial machine extrication

Ø  Residential structure fire search and rescue

Ø  Technical rescue/scene hazard mitigation

Ø  Water rescue, confined space rescue, high angle rescue, etc.

Fire Prevention

Ø  Fire safety talks for seniors on location and for children at schools and fire safety-smoke house

Ø  Code preplanning and enforcement

Ø  Investigate arson, fatal, and suspicious fires

Ø  Ensure life safety for special events 

Emergency Management

Ø  Prepares for any potential major incidents: environmental, natural disaster, terrorist, etc.

Ø  Mitigate and stabilize hazardous materials incidents

1980: 5,908 Incidents      1990: 6,882 Incidents     2000: 9,111 Incidents     2010: 10,029 Incidents   2019: 15,632 Incidents

*Incidents that require a response from multiple apparatus only recieve 1 incidents number.




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