Henderson Fire

Fire/Rescue Operations

truck ladderFire/Rescue Operations consist of nine stations and has been divided into two battalions, Battalion 8 and Battalion 9, with three Battalion Chiefs each.

Battalion 8:

  • A Shift    Scott Satterlee
  • B Shift    Tim McKeever
  • C Shift    Doug Koopman

Battalion 9:

  • A Shift    Tim Veit
  • B Shift    Mike Gibson
  • C Shift    Brian Arboreen

There are approximately 60 personnel per shift. Each individual works a 56-hour work week on a 48-hour shift schedule. Henderson Fire has the ability to respond to emergencies with nine Advanced Life Support Engine Companies, seven Advanced Life Support Ambulances/Rescues and two Truck Companies. Daily staffing of the Engine Companies consists of one Captain, one Engineer, one Firefighter and one Fire Fighter/Paramedic. Rescues are staffed with a minimum of one Fire Fighter/Paramedic and one Fire Fighter. The primary duties of the division are fire suppression and the treatment and transportation of the sick and injured to the hospital. The Technical Rescue Team on each shift provides expertise on swift water, confined space, high angle, trench rescues, vehicle and heavy machinery extrication. A HazMat Team formed in 2014 provides response, detection and decontamination capabilities for incidents involving hazardous materials.

Non-emergency duties of the stations include fire, emergency exit, and shelter-in-place drills for local schools; public education; hose and pump testing; and fire hydrant acceptance testing.

Deputy Fire Chief Shawn White can be contacted at 702-267-2214 or email him at Shawn.White@cityofhenderson.com