Update:2024-02-01

History

  • Taoyuan City Fire Department was established as the "Taoyuan County Fire Department" on January 19, 1999, and 366 people were assigned to the Department. According to the resolution of the 693rd county affairs meeting of County Government on December 4, 2002, the Department was renamed as "Taoyuan County Government Fire Department", which came into effect on January 1, 2003. On December 25, 2014, the "Taoyuan City Government Fire Department Organization Regulations and Compilation Table" was formulated in cooperation with the county's upgrade to a municipality, and it was renamed as the "Taoyuan City Government Fire Department".
  • The Department consists of 8 sections, 5 offices, a center, 4 disaster rescue squadrons, a special search squadron, 41 brigades, and 4 search and rescue brigades. These units were supposed to be manned by 2,377 workers and now there are 1,756 (as of Jan 31 2024).
  • Department history
    1. The first record of firefighting in Taoyuan County dated back to the Japanese days.
    2. After Taiwan's recovery, a standing fire brigade, among other organizations, was established.
    3. In 1952, the fire brigade was assigned to the Taoyuan County Police Department under the Security Division.
    4. In 1956, a fire brigade was formally established within the police department organization.
    5. June 16, 1998, the Taoyuan County Council approved the "Taoyuan County Fire Department Organization Regulations and Compilation Table".
    6. On the Firefighting Festival, January 19, 1999, Taoyuan County Fire Department was officially in business. Mr. Hsieh, Lu-Chuan was appointed as the first director-general.
    7. On January 1, 2003, the 694th county affairs meeting of the Taoyuan County Government approved the "Taoyuan County Government Fire Department Organization Regulations and Compilation Table", renaming the fire department as "Taoyuan County Government Fire Department".
    8. On October 1, 2008, Mr. Shih Tseng-Gang was promoted to the director of Taoyuan County Government Fire Bureau.
    9. On January 16, 1997, the 5th disaster rescue squadron was established.
    10. On June 10, 2009, the Jiadong Brigade was established.
    11. On June 20, 2009, the Qingpu Brigade was established.
    12. On December 23, 1998, Mr. Hsieh Ching-Hsu was appointed as the Director-General of Taoyuan County Government Fire Department.
    13. On August 1, 2010, the third search and rescue brigade was established.
    14. On July 1, 2011, the fourth search and rescue brigade was established.
    15. On January 1, 2013, the "Organization Regulations of Taoyuan County Government Fire Department" was revised. The Disaster Management Section was renamed the Preparation and Response Section, and the Disaster Mitigation Planning Section was added.
    16. On January 17, 2013, the Sanming Brigade was established.
    17. On September 16, 2013, the Dayou Brigade was established.
    18. On December 25, 2014, Taoyuan County became a municipality directly under the Central Government. The "Taoyuan City Government Fire Department Organization Regulations and Compilation Table" was development, and the Department renamed "Taoyuan City Government Fire Department". 2 Level 1 units, Dangerous Goods Management Section and Inspector’s Office were added.
    19. On December 25, 2014, Taoyuan County became a municipality directly under the Central Government. Mr. Hu Ying-Da was appointed the director-general of Taoyuan City Government Fire Department.
    20. On October 7, 2016, the Puxin Brigade was established.
    21. On July 12, 2007, Mr. Hsieh, Lu-Chuan was appointed Director-General of Taoyuan City Government Fire Department.
    22. On September 1, 2007, the " Organization Regulations of Taoyuan County Government Fire Department " was revised, the Preparation and Response Section was renamed the Disaster Management Section, the Disaster Mitigation Planning Section was cancelled, and the Civil Power Utilization Section was added.
    23. On December 25, 2022, Mr. Kung, Yung-Hsin was appointed Director-General of Taoyuan City Government Fire Department.
    24. On September 1, 2023, the Puzi Brigade was established.