The Fire Station Fujairah Sakamkam is being operated jointly by fire fighters from EFRC and the Fujairah Civil Defence since 01.10.2009. Until this time only the Administration and the Fire Prevention Department of the Fujairah Civil Defence where situated here. The City of Fujairah, which is located at the east coast of the Emirates at the Gulf of Oman has 63 904 inhabitants. The whole Emirate Fujairah has 165 158 inhabitants (Statistical year book 2009 / point of date 01.12.2009).
The Fujairah Civil Defence Headquarter is located between the Seaport and the City Centre at Sakamkam Road. This is an optimal location for response in all directions, particularly the travel-times of our platoon to Down Town Fujairah, the Port Area and Industrial Area benefit greatly from this.
A special characteristic of the Civil Defence Fujairah is the additional coverage of the City and the Emirate of Fujairah. Fujairah Civil Defence forces of City Station and SeaPort are also the first back-up for major fires in the City and Emirate.
The Staff of each shift at Fujairah Fire Station Sakamkam is normally around 17 fire fighters and drivers, 5 of which are European Firefighters.
In February 2013 the EFRC Team at Fujairah Fire Station Sakamkamcomprises
1 Team Head
1 Deputy Team head
6 Assistant Supervisors
8 Fire fighters
The dutysystemis 24 hour work and 48 hour off.
The Fire Fighting Vehicles stationed at the Fujairah Sakamkam Fire Station are the following (see “Technical Equipment”):
1 Command Car (Bus 9 seats)
2 Fire & Rescue Trucks
1 Tanker with 7000 l/ 500l foam
1 Turntable Ladder (54 m)
1 Hydraulic Platform 56m
1 Pick up
1 Bus (24 Seats)