The DuPont Fire Department serves over 10,000 residents and many high value commercial and industrial risks. The single, 3 person engine crew provides dedicated first response to fires, medical aid calls and other emergencies. Additionally they respond to requests for assistance and various civic events. Typical shifts include training, maintenance, inspections or a variety of assignments or projects as required. A Fire Captain is in charge of the crew. They generally work 48 hour shifts. The Fire Chief and Assistant Chief respond after-hours when available to provide command support at major incidents.