Mesa Fire and Medical Department
Mesa Fire and Medical Department was established and organized in 1898. It has grown to twenty stations that house twenty-four Engines, five ladders, one ladder tender and three ARFF units at two City of Mesa airports.
Mary Cameli serves as the department’s Fire Chief and has served Mesa Fire and Medical Department for over 35 years. MFMD has 427 sworn personnel and 113 civilian personnel in support staff positions. The department divisions include Support Services, Operations, EMS, Training and Special Ops, Administration, Management Services, Fire Prevention, Personnel, PIO/Departmental Communications, Resource, Maintenance, Social Service, Technical Services, Community Outreach and Volunteers.
Mesa’s stations are divided into three battalions. Battalion Chief’s supervise all three battalions. Battalion 201 also serves as the East Deputy Chief for valley wide response. Battalion 201 is responsible for the west side of the city. Battalion 203 services the north and east side of the city and Battalion 202 is responsible for the central corridor and the southeast portion of the city. All engines and ladders are Constant Staffed with a captain, engineer and two firefighters; of which two are paramedics (ALS) and two are EMT’s (BLS).