The City of Oswego Fire Department proudly protects a population of 27,000 people living in an area of 10 square miles. We operate out of 2 stations that protect a primarily residential area. Our department is a public department whose members are on a paid status.
The Oswego Fire Department employs 66 full time fire fighters and EMS personnel. It operates an ALS/Paramedic ambulance service for the City of Oswego and the three surrounding townships, with an average of 4000 EMS responses annually. In addition to the services listed, the OFD operates a marine unit for water rescues on the Oswego River and Lake Ontario. Operating out of two stations the on-duty staff runs with two engine companies, one engine/aerial company, one heavy rescue and two ambulances.