Why do firefighters go to the grocery store together on a fire truck while on duty?
We are in a ready to respond mode 24-7, regardless of location. Our fire engine is both our office and our tool shop. We function as a crew and as such are together to handle emergencies. Each crew member has a role or a function on a particular type of incident, whether fire, EMS, special operations, etc. We do not have formal breaks or times that we are unable to respond to 911 calls. The fire engines are multi-purpose and carry a wide variety of equipment needed to respond to a wide variety of emergencies.

We are never far away from our engine or from each other. We are always ready to respond! We spend 48 hours together per shift. We do eat breakfast, lunch and dinner together, and we are responsible for buying our own food. When picking up groceries, we are still available for emergency calls.

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1. What are the significant changes to the 2016 Fire Code Amendments?
2. What is the Healdsburg Fire Departments mailing address?
3. How many fire stations are there in the City of Healdsburg?
4. What is the Healdsburg Fire Departments response area?
5. Can I arrange for the Healdsburg Fire Department to provide fire and life safety education at my child's school?
6. How do I arrange a tour of a fire station?
7. Why is my carbon monoxide / smoke detector chirping?
8. How often should I change my smoke detector batteries?
9. Why do firefighters go to the grocery store together on a fire truck while on duty?
10. I had a small fire in the house and I think I put it out; should I still call the Fire Department?
11. I cannot afford a smoke detector or a carbon monoxide detector. What should I do?
12. How can I report fire hazards?
13. Where can I direct comments about the service provided by the Healdsburg Fire Department personnel?
14. What steps should I take for a child with fire-playing behavior?
15. Does the Healdsburg Fire Department offer CPR classes?
16. I have several old containers of unknown or hazardous household waste such as paint thinners, old gasoline, etc. Where can I get rid of these?
17. Are fireworks allowed in the City of Healdsburg?
18. When do weed abatement inspections start?