The Norman Fire Department delivers a multitude of services to the residents and visitors of Norman.  Within the growing city of Norman there are many services and attractions that require special levels of training to mitigate emergencies that may occur.  Some of those services and attractions are:

 

 

  • Lake Thunderbird

  • Vast Business and Entertainment Districts

  • Railways

  • Interstates

  • Airports

  • Universtiy of Oklahoma on campus Events

  • Residential high-rise buildings

 

 

The Norman Fire Department operates a Heavy Rescue Truck and a Regional Hazmat Response Unit.  Capable of deploying with these units is an air trailer with supplied air respiration capability and a mass casualty unit operated by EMSSTAT. These teams extend the capabilities of fire-rescue and medical response to confined space rescue, high angle rescue, trench/excavation rescue, water related emergencies, structural collapse/emergency shoring, heavy extrication, hazardous materials, mass casualty incidents,and urban search and rescue.  These teams respond to mitigate both natural and man-made disasters on a local and state level.

 

 

Residents and visitors can rest assured that the Norman Fire Department is ready to respond to any emergency.  The dedicated management, specially trained firefighters, extensive equipment and intense training of special operations members ensures an increased level of safety in all areas of the City of Norman.