The Lancaster Fire Department is a public safety agency that works to protect the life and property of citizens and visitors in Texas. It offers fire prevention and suppression and emergency medical services. The department coordinates and conducts training of staff in crash fire rescue, emergency medical treatment, and transportation of sick and injured individuals to medical facilities for treatment. The Lancaster Fire Department s equipment is comprised of apparatus and fire and ambulance vehicles, as well as mobile data computers. It administers fire safety education programs for businesses, schools and churches. The department also provides first-aid training for residents and business owners. In addition, the Lancaster Fire Department conducts blood pressure checks.