Staffing Levels


Companies  2,  3,  4,  5,  6,  7,  9,  10,  11,  12,  13,  14          

  • Captain, Engineer, 2 Firefighters (at least two of the three personnel are Paramedics and the remainder at EMT-1 certified)


Truck 2,  3,  7  

  • Captain, Engineer, Tiller Operator, 2 Firefighters (all members are at least EMT-1 certified)


Battalion 1,  2 

  • Battalion Chief Officers



  • Chief's Operator, Mobile Command Unit


Run Card Assignments

The Stockton Fire Department is divided into two battalions which are managed by a Battalion Chiefs. A Chief's Operator (aide) is also on duty at all times to assist the Battalion Chiefs. The Chief's Operator is responsible for the Mobile Command Unit and responds to all structure fires, hazardous material incidents, or large-scale emergency medical service (EMS) incidents. The Chief's Operator also ensures that the daily staffing requirements are met.


Standard Structure Fire

  • 3 Engines, 2 Trucks, 2 Battalion Chiefs, 1 Chief's Operator (One of the responding trucks serves as a Rapid Intervention Team)


Downtown Structures/High-Risk District

  • 3 Engines, 2 Trucks, 2 Battalion Chiefs, 1 Chief's Operator (One of the responding companies serves as a Rapid Intervention Team)


Still Alarms, Vehicle Fires, Dumpsters fires, Slow-Speed Vehicle Accidents         

  • 1 Engine


Fire Season Grass Fires                                             

  • 2 Engines, 2 Off-road Grass Rigs



  • First due Engine or Truck Company


EMS High Risk (Shootings/Stabbings/Etc.)

  • 1 Engine, 1 Battalion Chief


Auto Accidents on High-Speed Streets and Freeways

  • 2 Engines, 1 Truck, 1 Battalion Chief


Haz Mat Incidents                                                          

Urban Search and Rescue Incidents


 Urban Search and Rescue Incidents (Confined Space)


Swift Water and Dive Rescue Incidents


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This City of Stockton webpage last reviewed on --- 9/12/2011