Lauderhill Fire Rescue's personnel are cross-trained as either Paramedics or Emergency Medical Technicians in the State of Florida. The Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Division is responsible for ensuring compliance with the Florida Bureau of EMS training and equipment requirements, and ensuring the highest level of quality care to residents and visitors of the City of Lauderhill.
Lauderhill Fire Rescue's advanced protocol treatments and high quality care levels are coordinated through Medical Director, Dr.Richard Paley. Dr. Paley is an active participant in our team approach with medical committees that constantly strive to obtain state-of-the-art equipment and explore new frontiers in emergency medicine.
Lauderhill Fire Rescue’s Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Division operates 4 transporting Advanced Life Support (ALS) rescue units and 4 non-transporting Advanced Life Support (ALS) fire suppression units that respond to a variety of fire, medical, chemical and tactical rescue emergencies. Operating seven days a week, 24 hours a day, these units are staffed with a minimum of two paramedics trained in ALS procedures using state-of-the-art equipment.