The Fire Dispatcher is assigned the task of dispatching and tracking the Fire and Ambulance agencies throughout Monroe County. In addition, they are the administrative radio arm of the Firefighter, available to call back citizens to gather more information relating to a 911 call.
Fire Dispatchers can also serve as Telecommunicators when needed. Calls are assigned to the county fire departments based on the town, village or part of the city the incident is in.
Rochester Fire Department
The Rochester Fire Department is the primary agency providing fire suppression and fire safety education services within the city. There are Fire Stations strategically located throughout the city to serve you.
The Fire Department also provides Emergency Medical Services. They respond along with Rural Metro Medical Services when the call or event could be life threatening. The Rochester Fire Department also provides extrication services (for people trapped in vehicles, etc.) and smoke detector installation for city residents.
For information on smoke detector installation in the city please call (585) 428-7037.
There are many fire departments that serve the towns and villages of Monroe County; here are some with their websites: