The Fire Department's Fleet Maintenance Division, headed by Larry LaBarbera is staffed with a crew of highly trained technicians and mechanics. It is a state of the art facility with several work bays and a fabrication bay.
Fire Maintenance mechanics are responsible for all maintenance of fire department vehicles, including in-frame engine overhauls, fire pump & transmission overhauls, and fabrications.
Areas of responsibility for maintenance staff include:
- Fire Department vehicle and apparatus maintenance and repair
- Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport Fire apparatus maintenance and repair
- Inspections, maintenance and repair of firefighting equipment
- Fire apparatus training
- Procurement of apparatus, equipment, and vehicles