The Operations Department of the Orange County Fire
Authority is divided into six geographical operational divisions
, each under the command of a Division Chief. Most Divisions
are divided into two Battalions under the command of field Battalion Chiefs. Within
these Battalions are 71 fire stations
(5-10 stations per Battlion) that provide regional emergency response to all fires, medical
aids, rescues, hazardous materials incidents, widlland fire, aircraft fire and rescue
services to John Wayne Airport, and other miscellaneous emergencies.