Training/Support

The Dodd J. Miller Training Center is located at 5000 Dolphin Road. The Training Center was completed in 1987 and contains 17,000 square feet of classrooms, an apparatus room, and offices. In addition, there is a driving course, a flashover chamber, a railroad tank car, a 7 story commercial simulator, a 3 story open drill tower, and residence simulator.
The Clothing and Supply Section is responsible for quartermaster services including firefighter personal protective ensembles, uniforms, fire station supplies, emergency medical supplies and pharmaceuticals. This section is in a 20,200 sq. ft. facility.

Training and Support Services Bureau

Dodd J. Miller Training Center Training and Support Services Bureau, under the command of Assistant Chief Harold Holland, includes responsibility for Recruit Training, In-Service Training, Fleet Maintenance, Clothing and Supply, Fire Station Maintenance and Support, Safety and Wellness, and Construction of Facilities.

The Maintenance Division is responsible for preventative maintenance and mechanical services for emergency apparatus and equipment, station support, and the Department's clothing and supply warehouse, which issues uniform clothing and all station supplies. The maintenance facility has a total of 18 bays, a paint and body area including a downdraft paint booth, an expanded metal fabrication area, a dedicated apparatus wash facility, and space to relocate the wood shop.

The Fire-Rescue Department Facility Coordinator works along with the City of Dallas Equipment and Building Services and Public Works Departments to ensure all Dallas Fire-Rescue Facilities are maintained properly, and to oversee the construction of all new and replacement stations.

The Dallas Fire-Rescue Department has also implemented a department-wide Environmental Management System to ensure we comply with environmental laws and regulations to optimize its use of resources to reduce the generation of waste by promoting pollution prevention.

Robert Valles
Interim Assistant Chief
Training & Support Services
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The Adopt A Station project was recently launched to allow citizens to help with station projects.
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