The Brea Fire Department Suppression Division uses a 56-hour work week. Personnel work 24-hour shifts in a three platoon rotation. This division responds to:
Releases or potential releases of hazardous materials
The division also performs Fire Prevention Code Enforcement (including Business Emergency Plans), issuing Uniform Fire Code permits, life safety planning, fire protection, and public safety education.
Member Training & Certifications
All members are trained and certified in CPR, EMT-D, hazardous materials first responder, swift water rescue, confined space rescue, and the Standardized Emergency Management System based on the Incident Command System.