The Communications Division (also known as "Dispatch" or "Fire Alarm") is staffed 24 hours/7 days a week with one dispatcher.
Salem Fire Department's Bureau of Fire Prevention has four main functional areas including Fire Prevention, Fire Investigation, Fire Safety Education, and Code Enforcement.
The Mechanical Division is responsible for all apparatus, vehicles, and equipment, ranging from routine preventative maintenance to major mechanical repairs if necessary.
The Operations Division oversees the actual responses to emergency services provided by the Salem Fire Department.
The Training Division creates operational training programs that members participate in while on duty.