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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