Fire Administration

Primary Responsibilities

The Fire Administrative Office consists of the following disciplines:

  • Administrative Services
  • Emergency Management
  • Emergency Medical Services
  • Management Information Systems

The Fire Administration Office is responsible for:

  • Accounts payable and payroll processing 
  • Budget development and management 
  • Emergency Management 
  • Emergency Medical Services Coordination and Billing
  • Data analysis 
  • Grant management 
  • Human resources and personnel activities
  • Mapping and information technology enhancements
  • Records management

Freedom of Information Act

All Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests should be made by emailing More information on FOIA is available HERE.  

Health & Safety Services

Fire Administration also manages health and safety services, including workers compensation, safety and risk management, and the department’s various health, safety, and fitness plans.

Strategic Planning & Other Services

Lastly, this division oversees strategic planning, department policy and procedures, and oversees the federal compliance mandate of the National Incident Management System (NIMS) for the City of Petersburg.

Fire Administration also develops partnerships and coordinates special strategic planning with other local jurisdictions, and state and federal agencies.