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The City of Hemet Fire Department is an all-risk department, responding to all emergencies within the city limits.

Drownings are a leading cause of injury death for young children ages 1 to 14, and three children die every day as a result of drowning.

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 Proposed Measure U

Fire/EMS Department Staffing Plan

City of Hemet Fire/EMS Department proposed staffing plan if Measure U is approved by voters:

YEAR 1 (2017)

? ADD 3 Battalion Chiefs
Establish Formal Command Structure

Fully qualified Battalion Chief assigned to each shift

ADD 3 Fire Engineers; 3 Firefighters

Relocate Truck Company to Station 1
Create “Light Force” concept, partial staffing of Truck Company – 2.0 staffing Re-establish critical Truck Company response
Improves operational capacity to address Community Fire Risk

Convert existing part time ESC coordinator to Full Time

Improves Emergency Management, Community Volunteer Coordination (CERT) Disaster preparedness education, City preparedness.

YEAR 2 (2018)

3 Captains to Truck – fully staffed Truck 1- 3.0 staffing

3 Captains to Station 5 – convert Squad 5 to ALS Engine Company 3.0 staffing Convert Engine 4 to ALS Engine - 3.0 staffing
Dedicated Paramedic staffing in each of HFD’s 5 Fire Stations

Increase dispatch capacity; cost share with Police

Added capacity will allow for implementation of Emergency Medical Dispatch ? ADD MEDIA & INTELLIGENCE ANALYST

Cost share to provide critical Administrative support Dedicated Public Safety Data and IT support

YEARS 3 & 4 (2019/2020)

Convert from Contract position to FTE

Re-organize Emergency Services and Fire Prevention under Community Risk Reduction

YEARS 5-10 (2021-2026)

? Maintain safety improvements of previous four years. Increase fire prevention and suppression activities throughout the city.

Fully integrate Emergency Medical Dispatch
Re-assess and re-deploy Fire/EMS resources based on Data and Community Risk Analysis Develop CQI plan, Performance based monitoring to address future service related impacts and resource needs

Contact Us
Scott Brown
Fire Chief

510 E. Florida Ave.
Hemet, CA  92543

Phone: (951) 765-2450
Fax: (951) 765-3878

Business Hours
Monday - Thursday
7:30 am to 12:00 pm
1:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Closed on Fridays
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