The Operations Division is responsible for delivering emergency services to those citizens who live, work, and visit the District. The Operations Division responds to all calls for emergency services including: incidents involving fires, emergency medical services, traffic accidents, technical rescue, and release of hazardous materials. Mutual/Auto Aid responses are provided to surrounding fire departments via participation in the California master mutual aid plan and local aid agreements.
North Central Fire operates out of four strategically located fire stations; Station 55 in Kerman, Station 56 in Kearney Park, Station 57 in Biola, and Station 58 at Grantland/Shields.
In July 2022, Station 59 will be restaffed and is the District's 5th fire station located at Bullard and West. Station 54 will be the 6th fire station, also projected to reopen in July 2022 in the Hwy 180 and Marks Ave area.
The North Central Fire Protection District maintains a daily stafffing of 17 professional firefighters (increasing to 23 July 2022) and 1 Battalion Chief. The District provides fire protection services to approximately 230 square miles and over 51,000 population.