The Monroe Fire Department/Mombasha Fire Company is a voluntary fire service agency that has been serving residents in Monroe, N.Y., since 1898. The fire department operates a fleet of fire engines, as well as a tower ladder and various rescue equipment and vehicles. The Monroe Fire Department/Mombasha Fire Company specializes in responding to automatic alarms, motor vehicle accidents, and structural, brush and vehicle fires. The Monroe Fire Department/Mombasha Fire Company maintains a team of underwater divers who specialize in search, recovery and water rescue operations. In addition, it is also assisted by several mutual aid departments in various fire rescue operations.