Operations Division

The Operations Division is made up of three shifts manged by a Shift Commander, who is responsible for the emergency and administrative activities of all members assigned to his/her shift. Operations members are assigned to one of three shifts (X, Y, and Z) and work a rotating 24 hour schedule.

The Operations Division operates out of six stations, five with-in the City of Lawrence and one in Baldwin City. The Division provides fire suppression, emergency medical services (Advanced Life Support), special operations (Technical Rescue, Hazardous Material, and Mass Causality), public education, and fire code inspections.

To contact Operations Division, please call (785) 830-7000; Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. or contact:

Division Chief Justin Temple
Office: (785) 830-7006
Division Chief Lyle Schwartz
Office: (785) 830-7007
Division Chief Doug Green
Office: (785) 830-7005