EMS and Property Room

Emergency Medical Services (EMS)

The Irving Fire Department staffs ten Mobile Intensive Care Units (MICU), with a minimum of two paramedics. The MICU staff provides treatment and transport for medical emergencies to hospitals in Irving and adjoining cities. All 12 fire engines and all five aerial ladder trucks are staffed with a minimum of one paramedic and are supplied with all the tools necessary to provide Advanced Life Support (ALS). The Irving Fire Department has 228 Paramedics and 97 EMT rated personnel. The EMS division is tasked with the following duties and responsibilities:

  • Providing advanced and basic life support services for our citizens
  • Recording and compiling data generated by EMS incidents through patient care reports
  • Coordinating medical education and training
  • Meeting certification standards required by the state
  • Testing new and innovative products
  • Evaluating new procedures to stay on the cutting edge of prehospital delivery of patient care

Property Room

The Irving Fire Department Property Room is located at Fire Administration and is operated by a Property Coordinator and a Property Technician. They supply the department with all the necessary items to operate on a daily basis. Their duties include but are not limited to requisitioning, receiving, inventorying, stocking, and issuing EMS supplies and medications, fire station supplies, tools, uniforms, protective clothing and equipment for 369 personnel and twelve fire stations. They also prepare and develop specifications for bidding purposes and maintain inventory records.