Miramichi, New Brunswick

Fire Department Operational Review

Pomax completed an operational review of the Miramichi Fire Department to identify opportunities for improving effectiveness and efficiency in:

  • Fire prevention, and public education programs;
  • Staffing levels;
  • Vehicles and equipment, maintenance program, replacement cycles;
  • Dispatch and radio systems;
  • Mutual and automatic aid agreements;
  • Community risk;
  • Response performance;
  • Station locations;
  • Training program, and policies;
  • By-laws, policies, and standard operating guidelines; and
  • Governance, and organizational structure.

The operational review report was quickly approved by council and the city has moved forward with implementing recommendations.