By: Sharon Aron Baron
Tamarac Fire Rescue earned the distinction of becoming the fourth fire department in Broward County to receive accreditation from the Commission on Fire Accreditation International.
On March 3 at the Center for Public Safety Excellence conference in Orlando, Tamarac Fire Rescue earned this accreditation making it the 85th fire and emergency services agency in the world to have both this designation and an ISO Class 1 rating.
Mayor Michelle J. Gomez said the safety of Tamarac residents and businesses is the city’s number one priority.
“I am extremely proud of the work done by our fire safety professionals every day in making sure Tamarac is a first-in-class community,” she said.
The CFAI accreditation process helps fire and emergency services agencies achieve excellence through self-assessment to improve and enhance their services continuously.
It also provides a model for applicants to assess how well they perform, after which a team from other agencies evaluates their self-assessment.