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Operations Division

The primary goal of the Operations Division is to protect life, property and the environment. The division, consisting of 42 well-trained sworn personnel, who maintain the skill-set needed to handle the demands of the city. The Operations Division handles the daily emergency response activities of the department and is responsible for: staffing, scheduling, apparatus, stations and communications. Daily operational staffing is 13 personnel. Under the general guidance of the Division Chief the daily operations are managed 24/7/365 by three battalion chiefs.

Michael Harksen

Division Chief of Operations

For questions about the Fire Department, please contact:

Turlock Fire Department
244 N. Broadway
Turlock, CA 95380-5454
(209) 668-5580
Monday - Friday, 8AM - 5PM
Closed daily 12PM - 1PM

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