2006 National Run Survey - Part 1

For the 26th year, the career fire service takes to the pages of the Firehouse Magazine to share and compare statistics about company and department activity levels, funding, staffing and pay. A total of 238 fire departments took part in this year's...


The departments represented in this latest survey protect 79,994,388 people, and they have budgets totaling more than $12 billion (budgets are listed in millions of dollars). They provide this service with 3,857 engine companies, 1,412 ladder companies, 1,719 ambulances and numerous other...


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The departments represented in this latest survey protect 79,994,388 people, and they have budgets totaling more than $12 billion (budgets are listed in millions of dollars). They provide this service with 3,857 engine companies, 1,412 ladder companies, 1,719 ambulances and numerous other specialized units. They responded to 1,559,516 fire calls, 6,920,782 EMS calls and 10,246,958 total calls last year.

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2006 National Run Survey: Fire Department Profiles