mission of Hollister Fire Department is to
safely serve the community by protecting life, property, and the
environment through prevention and response. Hollister
Fire Department performs these task humbly with great pride and
with Hollister Fire Department believes that a 24 hour shift
is a successful one when we can carry out our mission fully and
all members can go home safely to their families. This belief
is always challenged due to the inherent nature of our job coupled
with the fact that our daily staffing is at 6 to 8 Firefighters
for a population of approximately 38,000 plus residents.
with municipal governments decisions of lowering staffing and
reductions of services. America's Fire Departments to include
your own Hollister Fire Department are faced with added
challenges to the above belief and tasks, as well as other standards.
We invite you to take the time to read and listen to the
links below and after you have read them please don't hesitate
to contact us for more information or answers to your questions.
Fire Protection Association Standard 1710
for the Organization and Deployment of Fire Suppression Operations,
Emergency Medical Operations, and Special Operations to the Public
by Career Fire Departments.
the picture for a video which address this.
Institute of Science and Technology Report
2010 NIST Report on Residential Fire ground Field Experiments.
project systematically studies deployment of fire fighting resources
and the subsequent effect on both firefighter safety and the ability
to protect civilians and their property. It is intended to enable
fire departments and
city/county managers to make sound decisions regarding optimal
resource allocation to meet service commitments using the results
of scientifically based research.
here for Executive Summary
here for the full 104 page report (please allow
a bit of time for .pdf report to load)
more information please contact us by clicking here.
Thank you for your continued support.