Established in 1868, the Vallejo Fire Department operates under the government of the city of Vallejo, Calif., which also operates finance, city manager, human resources, police and community development departments. The Vallejo Fire Department provides fire protection and emergency medical response services to residents. The department employs firefighters and volunteers, as well as operates several fire stations. It offers a range of emergency services that includes fire suppression and prevention, hazardous materials emergency response and community safety education. The Vallejo Fire Department maintains a fleet of ladder trucks, tankers, rescue vehicles and engines. The department additionally controls and manages resources and disaster situations, as well as monitors performance.