The Pepper Pike Fire Department focuses on the prevention and suppression of fire. Its staff is comprised of a team of lieutenants, firefighters, paramedics and an administrative assistant, as well as an arson dog. The Pepper Pike Fire Department s staff responds to calls for assistance and participates in maintaining the firehouse, fire prevention work, childhood fire prevention education, and hose testing and maintenance. It maintains a fleet of life support rescue squads, fire engines, and utility and pickup trucks. The Pepper Pike Fire Department operates under the government of The City of Pepper Pike, Ohio, which also maintains building, finance, police and service departments. Its finance department is responsible for maintaining financial records and preserving the integrity of the financial accounting system of the city.