Fire / EMS & Emergency Management

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Responsibilities
The Chickasha Department of Fire / Emergency Medical Services (EMS) provides a wide range of services to the city of Chickasha.

Chickasha Fire/EMS also provides paramedic level ambulance service to central Grady County through a contract with the Grady County EMS Board.

Chickasha Fire / EMS also provides non-emergency transport between medical facilities (hospitals and nursing homes) when medically necessary. Chickasha Fire / EMS does not provide routine transport for people to and from doctor appointments or other medical appointments.

Team
There are 38 career firefighter / emergency medical technicians (EMTs) and 2 civilian personnel that staff the Department of Fire / EMS. The Fire/EMS department operates a fleet of 10 emergency vehicles out of 2 stations.  Between 3,500 and 4,000 requests for service are answered each year. Approximately 70% of service requests are for emergency medical service.

All fire personnel are cross-trained as emergency medical technicians and paramedics. The City of Chickasha provides the highest level of emergency medical service available in Oklahoma.

Requests for Services

Chickasha Fire / EMS responds to a wide variety of emergency and non-emergency requests for service.  Emergency services include not only fire and EMS but hazardous materials incidents, technical rescue incidents, and other hazardous conditions as well. Non-emergency services include checking smoke and carbon monoxide detectors and other services.