Training and Support Services
Under the command of Assistant Chief Frank McKinley, includes responsibility for Recruit Training, In-Service Training, Fleet Maintenance, Clothing and Supply, Fire Station Maintenance and Support, Safety and Wellness, and Construction of Facilities.
The Maintenance Division is responsible for preventative maintenance and mechanical services for emergency apparatus and equipment, station support, and the Department's clothing and supply warehouse, which issues uniform clothing and all station supplies. The maintenance facility has a total of 18 bays, a paint and body area including a downdraft paint booth, an expanded metal fabrication area, a dedicated apparatus wash facility, and space to relocate the wood shop. The Fire-Rescue Department Facility Coordinator works along with the City of Dallas Equipment and Building Services and Public Works Departments to ensure all Dallas Fire-Rescue Facilities are maintained properly, and to oversee the construction of all new and replacement stations.
The Dallas Fire-Rescue Department has also implemented a department-wide Environmental Management System to ensure we comply with environmental laws and regulations to optimize its use of resources to reduce the generation of waste by promoting pollution prevention.
The Dodd J. Miller Training Center
Located at 5000 Dolphin Road. The Training Center was completed in 1987 and contains 17,000 square feet of classrooms, an apparatus room, and offices.