The Princeton Fire Department is comprised of those resources needed for Firefighting, Vehicle Rescue, Extrication, and Emergency Medical Services.
Fire Department staff consists of 32 rank & file personnel operating one first response Engine Company, one call-back Engine Company, one call-back Ladder Tower, one call-back Squad Company, one first response Brush Fire Attack Unit, one call-back Brush Fire Attack Unit, 2 first-response Mobile Intensive Care Ambulances, one inter-facility transfer Ambulance, and one Mobile Incident Command Unit.
Fire suppression and emergency medical services are performed by all firefighters and supported by mutual aid as requested. Firefighters combat an array of fires including structural, vehicle, and agricultural. Emergency medical service comprises approximately 86% of all emergency requests. Emergency medical technicians are intensely trained to handle various medical and trauma emergencies. Princeton Fire Department offers advanced field treatments and technologically advanced tools to gain access to early and definitive treatment. Vehicle Rescue and Extrication is performed by all personnel trained in the use of specialty rescue tools such as the Jaws of Life, hydraulic cutters & rams, air-powered lifting bags and bracing systems. Vehicle extrication equipment is carried on the first-response Engine Company and call-back Squad Company.