The City of Salina Kansas is located in Central Kansas at the intersection of Interstate 135 and Interstate 70. The Salina Fire Department consists of 93 paid members with an I.S.O. class of 3. The fire department provides fire protection to 45,000 citizens of the 20 square miles of the city, and also provides rescue and ambulance service to 15,000 county resident in an area 720 square miles. Four stations are strategically located throughout the city and operate four engine companies, one truck company, one rescue company, and three medic units. These public protectors respond to over 5,000 calls each year as part of a well trained team.