Chelsea Area Fire Authority proudly protects and serves approximately 20,000 residents living in an area of approximately 110 square miles. We operate out of one station and protect a combination urban and rural area. CAFA is staffed with two full time firefighters/emergency medical technicians 24 hours a day 365 days a year. CAFA consists of 32 members: seven full time, one part time, 18 paid on call, and six fire investigators. We provide fire, rescue, and basic life support serving the people of the CITY OF CHELSEA and the townships of DEXTER, LIMA, LYNDON, SYLVAN and WATERLOO . Advanced life support is provided by HURON VALLEY AMBULANCE and SAESA. We have a technical rescue team that has rope, confined space, and trench rescue capabilities. We cover 11 miles of Interstate 94.