Fire and Ambulance Services Academy (FASA)
The Department has an establishment of about 9,500 uniformed personnel and about 720 civilian members. It is divided into three operational Fire Commands, a Fire Safety Command, a Licensing and Certification Command, an Ambulance Command, a Fire Services Headquarters Command and an Administration Division. Commanding this more than 10,000-strong Service is the Director of Fire Services who is assisted by a Deputy Director.
Each of the three operational Fire Commands – Hong Kong (H), Kowloon (K) and the New Territories (NT) – is headed by an Assistant Director of Chief Fire Officer rank. H Command and K Command are each organized into four geographical divisions, each containing four to seven fire stations. NT Command is organized into five geographical divisions.
The Fire Safety Command (FS), commanded by an Assistant Director of Chief Fire Officer rank, comprises nine functional divisions/units – Community Emergency Preparedness Division, Building Improvement Division 1, Building Improvement Division 2, Building Improvement Division 3, Airport Expansion Project Division, Railway Development Strategy Division, New Projects Division, Support Division and Loan Scheme Supporting Team.
The Licensing & Certification Command (LC), led by an Assistant Director of Chief Fire Officer rank, comprising eight functional divisions/units – Policy Division, Dangerous Goods Division, Hong Kong and Kowloon West Regional Office, New Territories and Kowloon East Regional Office, Fire Service Installations Task Force, Fire Service Installations Division, Ventilation Division and Licensing Authority Division.
The Ambulance Command (Amb), supervised by an Assistant Director of Chief Ambulance Officer rank, has two operational regions (Hong Kong & Kowloon Region and the New Territories Region) and the Command Headquarters. Each operational region is split into two to three geographical divisions.
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