Services the Dearborn Firefighters Provide
Ø Residential structures
Ø Industrial structures
Ø Commercial structures
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
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.
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
Ø Prepares for any potential major incidents: environmental, natural disaster, terrorist, etc.
Ø Mitigate and stabilize hazardous materials incidents
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