The Emergency Response/Homeland Security Bureau consists of Fire Operations and
provides the residents of Dallas with fire
suppression and protection, emergency rescue capabilities, and
emergency medical first responder services.
All personnel under Special Operations are certified firefighters
and and receive specialized training in HazMat, Swift Water,
Wildland Urban Interface or Urban Search and Rescue. These sections provide specialized responses to
hazardous materials spills, all water emergencies; including
standing or swift, major disaster responses;
manmade or natural, and weapons of mass destruction responses
providing decontamination and initial medical treatment.