City of Watertown Fire Department

The city if Watertown Fire Department is a paid department with 82 personnel. The department is lead by Chief Daniel Gaumont. We run a 4 platoon system. Our schedule is 3 ten hour days, 3 days off, 3 fourteen hour nights and 3 days off.Each shift is commanded by a battalion chief. We operate out of 3 stations manning 3 engine companies, 1 truck company and 1 rescue company. 2 engines and 1 truck are held in reserve. There is a minimum manning of 15 on duty at all times.All companies are manned by a captain and 2 firefighters except the rescue which operates with one captain and one fire fighter. Our ISO rating is 2.