The City of Chandler covers an area of 75 sqaure miles and a population of 242,000. The city which use to be primarily agriculture, now has a diverse commercial base of many semiconductor industries. The Fire Department consist of ten stations, ten ALS engines and two ALS ladder companies. Chandler fire also provides constant staffing of four firefighthers per apparatus of which two must be paramedics. The dept.also provides Haz Mat response teams, Technical rescue teams, bee response, wildland teams. All patient ambulance transport is provided by a joint agreement with a private contractor and staffed with CFD personnel & private ambulance staff. The department has an exceptional working labor/management atmosphere with the firefighters represented by the United Phoenix Firefighters, Local 493. Our department is committed to the public and customer service both on and off duty!