The Logistics Division consolidates the functions of fixed facility and motor fleet maintenance, equipment and supply allocation; in addition to procurement and research to facilitate efficient and effective utilization of Lexington Fire Department resources. The division's goal is to provide quality goods and services to the members of the Lexington Fire Department in a controlled, expedient manner.
Facilities Upkeep Coordination
The Logistics Division coordinates closely with station officers and the Public Buildings department for the repairs and maintenance of the Fire department's facilities. The Public Buildings department and/or private contractors perform most of the work. This includes HVAC, plumbing, electrical systems, overhead doors, appliances, renovations and pest extermination.
Fleet Upkeep Coordination
The division works with the Garage department, station officers and outside contractors to maintain the Fire department's fleet of vehicles. This includes preventive maintenance, repairs and refurbishment, in addition to annual testing of fire pumps, hose and ladders.
Equipment and Supply Allocation
The division administers the inventory and supply distribution network to meet the daily and mission critical needs of the Fire department including office and janitorial supplies, station furnishings, fire tools and equipment, yard maintenance equipment, emergency medical supplies, fitness equipment, uniforms and protective clothing.
Research and Procurement
Departmental purchasing programs are centralized through this division for enhanced efficiency and effectiveness. The Logistics Division strives for incremental improvement and effectiveness of the department's logistical resources through a commitment to research and study in the areas of protective equipment, new fire apparatus, janitorial supplies, station wear, fleet maintenance and facility upkeep.
Fire Shift Commander Chris Proctor directs the Logistics Division.