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Norman, Oklahoma - Thank you for your interest in the IAFF and the Local IAFF 2067. Our goal is to maintain the highest level of safety for our members in an effort to serve the Norman community during an emergency. We continue to strive daily in helping our citizens obtain the highest level of emergency service possible. We also make every assurance each and every member of the International Association of Firefighters Local 2067 are equally compensated as professional firefighters & emergency responders. We are proud to serve Norman. We are proud to fight for and defend the rights of Firefighters and the rights of our community when pledging to be the finest, safest, and progressively motivated Fire Department possible. Thank you for visiting.


Norman Fire Department Starts Bicycle Response Team
BY DEANNE STEIN, NEWS 9

November 11, 2017 - NORMAN, Oklahoma - Norman Firefighters are rolling out a faster way to respond to emergencies. On Saturday, the department deployed a new bicycle response team to monitor crowded events. “They're excited to get out there and use it,” said Captain Robert Carrick with the Norman Fire Department.

Carrick said his firefighters are typically first on the scene of an emergency.
“That basically is how the Norman Fire Department is, a mini ambulance to get there while they're waiting for an ambulance, so we can start pretreatment.”
However, when there's a crowd, getting there can take extra time that a patient doesn't have to wait. “The engine can only go so far with the crowds and then they'll have to get out and walk to those events,” he said.

So, on those days, they will park the engine and head out on two wheels.
“When we have a large event, we'll deploy the bike teams and they can just cruise around and be able to access patients quicker,” Carrick said.

The new Bicycle Response Team monitors events like the OU-TCU game on Saturday to give extra support to Norman Regional EMSSTAT teams already on site. “The first couple of OU home games they had 100’s of medical calls just inside the stadium,” he said.

The department bought eight new bikes to add to their response arsenal. The firefighters who ride them are EMT certified. Paired in two-person teams, they ride together to bring medical care straight to the patient. Each bicycle is equipped with medical supplies to treat everything from a scratch to a heart attack. “We're just going to get there earlier than the ambulance possibly could, start pre-treatment to get everything rolling so the patient has a better chance, better outcome,” Carrick said.

The team also will be used during parades, festivals and fairs.


City of Norman Announces New Fire Chief

April 26, 2016 - After an extensive search, Norman City Manager Steve Lewis announces the appointment of Travis King as Norman’s new fire chief and emergency manager. King currently serves as Acting Deputy Chief for the Norman Fire Department.  King will assume his duties as fire chief Friday and will lead a department that includes 9 fire stations, 163 positions and an annual operating budget of $18.7 million. 

"With his twenty years of experience with the Norman Fire Department, Travis King is highly qualified for this position and will be a great asset to the Norman community,” said Lewis. “Travis has been an incident commander on some of the largest fire and emergency incidents in our city’s history.  He has proven his leadership under pressure.”

King said he is “honored and humbled by the opportunity” and is grateful to be appointed as Norman’s new fire chief. “The Norman fire department is committed to delivering quality services to the community and I am dedicated to leading that effort,” King added.

King has served in a variety of assignments with the Norman Fire Department, including assistant chief, shift commander, incident commander during the Cleveland County fire storm in 2012 as well as a member of the Region 6 Hazardous Materials Response Team since 2003. 

Contributing to King's qualifications is his educational background. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Emergency Responder Administration from Oklahoma State University where he was recognized on the President’s List of Distinguished Students.  King also completed the Oklahoma Executive Fire Officer Leadership program at Oklahoma State University and several emergency management courses though Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Emergency Management Institute. King is active within community, serving as a big brother in Big Brothers, Big Sisters of Norman, and has served as a Career Exploration Education Advisory Committee member with the Moore-Norman Technology Center.


Norman Fire Department to Offer Advanced Level Emergency Care

April 13, 2016 - The Norman Fire Department’s medical first responders are now certified for, and will begin to provide, advanced level of emergency care, in addition to the basic level medical care currently provided. The new increased level of emergency care will begin Thursday.

“Since we are often first on the scene in a medical emergency, we are very grateful for the support of our community that allows us to provide a higher level of care in those serious or life-threatening situations in which every minute matters,” said Interim Fire Chief Jim Bailey. Bailey said the fire department responds to approximately 8700 calls for medical assistance each year, which is 69% of the total calls for service received by the department. (More here...)