For more than 60 years Las Vegas Fire & Rescue has been protecting one of the most interesting cities of the United States. There are 584 dedicated employees who make Las Vegas Fire & Rescue an I.S.O. Class One fire department. The department provides protection to millions of visitors each year. The Las Vegas valley is also one of the fastest growing areas of the United States with nearly 5,000 new residents each month. Because of the phenomenal growth, the department is in the process of hiring new personnel and building new fire stations.