City of Knoxville Fire Department, Knoxville , Tennessee, USA

"The City of Knoxville Fire Department protects more than 200,000 citizens with more than 26,000 calls answered during 1996. Calls answered include fire, rescue, and emergency medical emergencies. The department operates 20 engine companies, 5 ladder companies, 5 tanker companies, 2 mini-pumper companies, 1 rescue company, 1 haz-mat unit, 1 fire boat, 1 rescue boat, 1 command unit, trench, high angle, and dive rescue teams, and a hazardous materials emergency response team. Knoxville is home to one of the most modern fleets of specialized emergency equipment in the South. The City of Knoxville Fire Department maintains and ISO rating of 3."

-Quoted from the City of Knoxville Fire Deaprtment Home Page Located @ http://www.ci.knoxville.tn.us/kfd