All members of the Monterey Fire Department have diverse emergency medical and fire suppression related responsibilities and duties that vary not only day-to-day, but sometimes minute-by-minute. This group of dedicated employees consists of a career staff divided as follows; Shift/Group Captains, ? shift firefighters, ? Fire Prevention Captain, and ? daytime firefighter. In addition, to the career staff our ?? call firefighters are uniformly assigned to one of the four career groups to ensure a consistent number of personnel are available for emergency incidents. The department is a combination type “all hazards” response organization that prides itself on its ability to effectively prepare for and efficiently respond to a diverse variety of emergencies and requests for assistance from the community.Please see our Response Statistics for details on types of incidents we respond to.