2007 National Run Survey - Part 1

For the 27th 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 270 fire departments took part in this year's...


Fire Department Profiles 2007 Part 1 DEPARTMENT POPULATION BUDGET IN MILLIONS NUMBER OF ENGINES NUMBER OF LADDERS NUMBER OF AMBULANCES NUMBER OF MEDICS NUMBER OF CHIEFS TOTAL STRENGHT Anniston, AL 25,000 4.9 5 2 0 3 1 88...


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Fire Department Profiles
2007 Part 1
DEPARTMENT POPULATION BUDGET IN MILLIONS NUMBER OF ENGINES NUMBER OF LADDERS NUMBER OF AMBULANCES NUMBER OF MEDICS NUMBER OF CHIEFS TOTAL STRENGHT
Anniston, AL 25,000 4.9 5 2 0 3 1 88
Birmingham, AL 242,820 50.2 30 2 16 17 4 710
Decatur, AL 53,500 7.4 6 2 0 0 1 110
Dothan, AL 67,000 12.0 8 2 0 8 2 170
Florence, AL 36,264 5.8 5 1 0 0 1 92
Minor Heights, AL 4,600 0.3 2 0 0 2 1 29
Tuscaloosa, AL 79,300 15.8 12 3 3 4 6 236
Chandler, AZ 241,757 24.0 10 2 4 16 2 227
Gilbert, AZ 204,000 33.6 8 3 0 11 2 184
Glendale, AZ 247,987 38.6 10 2 0 16 2 282
Maricopa, AZ 30,000 12.0 3 1 0 4 1 78
Mesa, AZ 460,155 71.3 19 5 0 26 3 478
Phoenix, AZ 1,551,009 269.7 62 14 33 53 11 2,060
Scottsdale, AZ 238,000 26.7 13 3 2 18 2 260
Surprise, AZ 110,000 13.4 5 1 0 6 1 132
Tempe, AZ 166,000 22.4 7 2 0 7 1 160
Tucson, AZ 553,425 84.0 22 10 18 29 4 762
Anaheim, CA 350,000 58.0 12 5 6 13 2 277
Apple Valley, CA 78,000 7.6 4 1 0 5 1 54
Auburn, CA 12,942 1.4 1 0 0 0 1 13
Bakersfield, CA 323,213 31.5 13 3 0 3 4 183
Camp Roberts, CA 25,000 1.1 6 0 0 0 0 16
Compton, CA 99,563 15.0 4 1 2 2 1 90
Contra Costa County, CA 600,000 101.0 28 7 0 28 4 406
El Cajon, CA 97,255 13.1 4 1 3 6 1 66
Fresno, CA 481,000 42.8 22 6 0 0 4 379
Hemet, CA 70,000 10.5 5 1 0 0 1 64
Long Beach, CA 491,564 56.0 21 5 14 19 3 569
Los Angeles City, CA 4,018,080 534.5 101 49 129 137 19 3,594
Los Angeles County, CA 4,040,392 910.7 157 32 0 105 34 4,780
Modesto, CA 215,000 28.0 11 3 0 2 2 189
Mountain Ranch, CA 5,000 0.4 1 0 0 0 1 NA
Ontario, CA 170,373 32.8 8 2 0 8 2 153
Orange County, CA 1,300,000 218.2 75 13 3 0 24 792
Pasadena, CA 146,166 38.2 8 2 5 10 1 169
Redding, CA 97,000 14.5 8 1 0 0 1 95
Salinas, CA 151,060 14.5 6 1 0 6 1 97
San Francisco, CA 800,000 240.0 42 19 19 40 11 1,658
San Luis Obispo, CA 45,000 9.7 3 1 0 3 2 53
Santa Cruz City, CA 56,500 11.9 3 1 0 4 2 55
Santa Rosa, CA 162,000 NA 10 2 0 10 2 155
Seaside, CA 33,450 4.5 1 1 0 0 1 28
Somerset, CA 8,000 1.3 3 0 0 1 1 38
Stockton, CA 360,000 56.8 13 4 0 13 2 276
Vacaville, CA 96,735 16.4 3 1 4 4 1 214
Watsonville, CA 51,528 4.6 2 1 0 0 1 35
Adams County, CO 40,000 3.9 3 1 2 2 0 41
Arvada, CO 105,000 14.9 6 2 0 0 1 NA
Aurora, CO 309,416 31.8 14 4 0 15 3 329
Boulder, CO 103,000 12.5 7 1 0 0 1 111
Colorado Springs, CO 402,000 54.1 20 6 0 21 3 510
Denver, CO 550,000 NA 30 15 0 0 7 914
Grand Junction, CO 81,193 12.2 4 1 7 9 1 119
Jefferson County, CO 265,000 44.4 15 2 9 27 2 323
Longmont, CO 84,636 9.3 5 1 0 5 1 86
Union Colony, Greeley, CO 87,596 11.5 6 1 0 6 1 110
Westminster, CO 108,710 10.6 6 1 4 6 1 135
Bridgeport, CT 140,000 21.9 8 4 0 0 3 314
Danbury, CT 80,000 9.6 6 2 0 0 1 125
Fairfield, CT 58,170 10.9 5 1 0 0 1 99
Hartford, CT 125,000 30.0 11 5 0 0 2 326
Meriden, CT 58,698 7.4 5 1 0 0 1 99
New Britain, CT 70,746 12.2 6 2 0 0 1 166
New Haven, CT 128,000 28.0 10 4 2 2 3 320
Norwalk, CT 83,000 13.7 5 2 0 0 1 137
Stamford, CT 127,900 30.3 7 3 0 0 1 243
Waterbury, CT 110,000 18.5 9 1 0 0 2 240
Washington, DC 588,000 178.0 33 16 21 42 8 2,071
Wilmington, DE 75,000 16.5 6 2 1 0 1 175
Clearwater, FL 140,000 21.4 8 2 6 10 2 212
Deltona, FL 86,000 9.1 4 1 1 6 1 90
Estero, FL 43,000 12.9 3 1 0 6 1 68
Fort Lauderdale, FL 200,004 62.0 12 3 13 25 4 464
Fort Walton Beach, FL 20,000 3.0 1 1 0 3 1 39
Gainesville, FL 122,671 13.1 5 3 0 9 2 154
Hollywood, FL 140,000 38.2 6 3 8 8 1 238
Melbourne, FL 78,386 14.7 8 1 0 8 1 170
Miami-Dade County, FL 1,715,574 421.9 50 6 55 91 22 2,541
Naples, FL 23,000 7.0 3 1 0 2 1 61
Orange County, FL 710,000 139.4 41 4 29 57 7 1,180
Panama City, FL 37,540 6.0 5 1 0 0 1 80
Pensacola, FL 59,000 10.9 6 2 0 0 1 138
St. Lucie County, FL 271,961 123.1 17 5 17 21 3 438
Sanford, FL 51,000 8.0 3 1 3 3 1 90
Sarasota County, FL 340,000 74.4 21 3 25 33 4 454
Tarpon Springs, FL 38,253 3.9 2 1 0 2 1 38
Tavares, FL 283,738 21 16 1 0 10 2 182
Titusville, FL 44,506 5.5 2 2 2 7 1 63
Winter Park, FL 28,000 9.2 3 1 2 6 1 73
Albany, GA 96,000 13.0 11 2 0 0 1 156
Athens-Clarke County, GA 110,000 11.9 9 3 0 0 2 185
Atlanta, GA 420,000 88.8 36 15 3 13 8 1,038
Columbus, GA 186,291 22.8 13 5 9 13 3 377
DeKalb County, GA 726,900 72.0 26 7 21 37 6 860
Honolulu, HI 371,657 76.0 42 13 0 0 8 1,054
Cedar Rapids, IA 122,000 14.0 7 3 0 5 2 132
Des Moines, IA 201,785 31.4 10 6 7 10 2 311
Newton, IA 16,000 2.5 4 1 3 5 2 32
Sioux City, IA 85,013 11.8 7 2 0 0 1 115
Coeur D'Alene, ID 44,073 5.9 2 1 2 3 0 53
Aurora, IL 175,000 31.6 9 3 6 9 2 214
Chicago, IL 2,800,000 449.6 96 61 75 119 30 5,101
Crystal Lake, IL 60,000 6.7 3 0 3 6 1 73
Decatur, IL 81,860 14.1 5 3 0 0 1 116
Elgin, IL 103,252 15.4 6 2 5 5 1 129
Frankfort, IL 45,342 13.0 4 2 4 8 0 54
Franklin Park, IL 20,000 3.3 3 1 2 2 1 60
Joliet, IL 145,000 22.0 9 3 9 0 2 212
McHenry, IL 52,000 7.6 4 1 4 4 1 160
Niles, IL 30,100 8.2 2 1 2 2 1 55
Bloomington, IN 75,000 9.0 5 1 0 0 1 110
Carmel, IN 68,677 17.0 6 1 3 11 1 150
Indianapolis, IN 536,809 131.0 34 18 8 46 8 949
Muncie, IN 65,287 8.6 7 1 0 0 1 110
South Bend, IN 107,789 25.6 11 4 4 4 2 248
Westfield, IN 40,000 4.8 2 1 2 2 1 56
Kansas City, KS 146,000 40.5 16 6 12 19 3 461
Lawrence, KS 90,000 12.7 5 1 6 6 1 132
Olathe, KS 123,000 13.1 4 4 0 8 2 131
Overland Park, KS 170,000 17.9 4 4 5 10 2 144
Wichita, KS 357,698 35.5 21 4 0 0 10 415
Hebron, KY 25,000 3.4 2 1 2 4 1 52
Lafayette, LA 119,485 17.1 13 4 0 0 4 257
New Orleans, LA 300,000 63.0 32 10 0 0 7 675
St. George FPD, LA 90,000 11.0 8 2 0 0 1 151
Shreveport, LA 204,000 45.3 21 7 9 14 7 625
Brockton, MA 97,000 17.8 5 3 0 4 1 199
Cambridge, MA 110,000 34.0 8 4 0 3 2 280
Fitchburg, MA 40,000 6.0 3 1 1 0 1 84
Kingston, MA 12,194 1.7 2 1 2 3 0 22
Pittsfield, MA 45,793 5.7 5 1 0 0 1 87
Somerville, MA 77,478 10.5 5 3 0 0 2 138
Anne Arundel County, MD 512,000 95.3 29 11 12 25 4 823
Baltimore County, MD 809,300 86.0 55 13 52 NA 3 1,082
Hagerstown, MD 35,800 6.2 5 2 0 0 1 74
Prince George's County, MD 828,770 122.1 43 NA 42 17 12 2,037
Portland, ME 65,000 14.1 6 4 4 5 1 242
Flint, MI 125,000 13.1 6 1 0 1 1 120
Lansing, MI 114,000 29.0 9 4 4 0 2 220
Pontiac, MI 66,000 13.1 5 2 3 3 1 110
Royal Oak, MI 60,000 7.6 3 1 3 3 0 61
Saginaw, MI 57,523 10.5 4 2 0 0 1 64
Sterling Heights, MI 131,000 15.7 5 1 0 5 1 101
Duluth, MN 85,300 16.5 10 2 0 0 1 129
Minneapolis, MN 382,618 48.4 19 5 0 0 5 432
St. Paul, MN 287,151 47.2 16 7 0 11 4 456
Columbia, MO 96,093 13.4 8 2 0 0 2 135
Fulton, MO 12,324 1.4 3 1 0 0 0 23
Kansas City, MO 500,000 95.0 33 12 0 0 8 1,013
St. Joseph, MO 79,000 10.1 7 2 0 0 1 134
St. Louis, MO 345,000 51.0 30 4 13 13 8 830
Springfield, MO 162,000 14.8 10 4 0 0 5 216
Meridian, MS 39,968 5.8 7 1 0 0 1 111
Billings, MT 103,000 13.5 7 1 0 0 1 124
Helena, MT 30,000 3.2 NA NA NA NA NA 37
Missoula, MT 65,000 8.3 4 2 0 0 1 87
Asheville, NC 74,307 15.6 10 4 0 0 3 227
Charlotte, NC 658,848 81.6 39 14 0 0 7 1,083
Durham, NC 215,287 20.0 15 4 0 0 3 301
Fayetteville, NC 174,000 19.2 14 5 0 0 3 302
High Point, NC 96,867 17.0 13 3 0 0 2 274
Raleigh, NC 353,604 38.7 27 7 0 0 5 504
Rocky Mount, NC 57,057 9.1 7 2 0 0 1 150
Salisbury, NC 27,172 6.3 4 2 5 7 2 66
Winston-Salem, NC 221,014 25.0 18 5 0 0 3 340
Grand Forks, ND 49,366 4.7 3 1 0 0 1 63
Manchester, NH 110,000 20.6 11 6 0 11 1 258
Portsmouth, NH 20,674 6.1 2 1 2 2 1 61
Atlantic City, NJ 41,000 19.4 7 3 0 0 1 NA
Collingswood, NJ 14,326 1.2 2 1 1 0 2 17
Elizabeth, NJ 120,568 24.0 7 3 0 0 2 268
Englewood, NJ 28,000 6.3 2 1 0 0 0 65
Hackensack, NJ 43,671 NA 4 1 2 2 1 162
Jersey City, NJ 250,000 66.4 16 9 0 0 2 612
Newark, NJ 281,402 67.0 17 9 0 0 5 700
Passaic, NJ 70,000 10.9 4 2 0 0 1 115
Paterson, NJ 150,000 NA 7 3 5 0 1 326
Albuquerque, NM 507,789 68.0 23 6 17 18 4 681
Espanola, NM 10,000 1.1 1 0 0 0 0 13
Las Cruces, NM 87,000 10.2 6 2 0 3 1 112
Clark County, NV 877,233 217.0 26 6 23 50 3 632
Las Vegas, NV 603,093 114.1 19 6 19 36 3 685
North Las Vegas, NV 214,971 36.9 6 2 6 14 2 211
Albany, NY 98,000 26.9 8 4 0 4 2 260
Buffalo, NY 292,000 51.5 19 9 0 0 6 700
Eastchester, NY 40,000 12.0 4 2 0 0 1 75
Glens Falls, NY 15,000 3.1 3 1 0 1 2 38
New York, NY 8,000,000 1300.0 198 143 233 70 66 15,600
Niagara Falls, NY 52,000 11.8 5 2 0 0 1 133
Rochester, NY 210,000 41.9 8 9 0 0 4 515
Schenectady, NY 61,000 7.8 4 2 0 5 1 117
Watertown, NY 26,705 7.6 3 1 0 0 1 82
Akron, OH 217,074 39.0 13 5 13 13 1 353
Canton, OH 80,806 15.1 7 2 4 4 3 166
Cincinnati, OH 368,000 64.3 26 12 6 18 4 834
Cleveland, OH 444,313 88.0 24 13 0 0 6 892
Columbus, OH 769,934 184.8 34 15 32 71 8 1,549
Dayton, OH 166,179 36.1 7 5 7 9 2 378
Jackson Township, Grove City, OH 39,174 10.2 4 1 5 5 2 100
Jerome Township, OH 4,500 1.0 2 0 2 4 1 33
Newark, OH 50,000 9.1 3 2 3 8 1 78
Norwich Township, OH 32,000 10.5 4 1 3 7 1 86
Springfield, OH 65,358 12.0 7 3 8 8 1 130
Toledo, OH 298,446 55.0 17 4 5 5 3 492
Upper Arlington, OH 34,000 8.1 1 1 2 4 1 61
Worthington. OH 15,000 5.2 1 1 2 3 1 50
Lawton, OK 95,000 10.4 7 2 0 3 1 128
Oklahoma City, OK 555,000 107.6 38 13 0 22 6 954
Tulsa, OK 382,457 63.3 29 13 0 9 6 714
Medford, OR 98,000 9.5 5 0 0 0 2 77
Portland, OR 563,916 84.4 30 9 0 33 5 722
Allentown, PA 106,000 12.0 7 2 0 0 1 140
Erie, PA 103,000 14.6 4 2 0 0 1 135
Greenville, PA 6,500 0.5 2 1 0 0 1 7
Philadelphia, PA 1,448,394 189.0 59 30 45 45 13 2,400
Reading, PA 82,135 13.8 7 3 3 3 2 148
Providence, RI 190,000 40.3 14 8 5 0 3 475
Columbia, SC 327,000 31.8 30 4 0 0 5 545
Florence, SC 30,000 4.2 4 0 0 0 1 NA
Myrtle Beach, SC 105,000 10.0 6 2 2 2 1 136
Spartanburg, SC 39,400 4.1 5 2 0 0 1 75
Rapid City, SD 57,000 9.6 6 1 3 4 1 130
Sioux Falls, SD 151,300 17.9 10 1 0 0 2 193
Bristol, TN 25,435 NA 3 2 2 3 1 51
Kingsport, TN 44,905 6.8 7 1 0 7 1 103
Memphis, TN 646,356 130.5 56 27 33 72 16 1,892
Springfield, TN 15,500 2.3 3 0 0 0 2 41
Arlington, TX 364,300 34.0 16 5 0 0 3 302
Beaumont, TX 114,000 19.0 12 3 0 0 4 227
Bedford, TX 49,500 6.4 2 1 3 7 1 63
Brownsville, TX 168,000 17.2 8 1 6 8 1 189
Bryan, TX 67,000 10.5 4 1 3 8 1 113
Corpus Christi, TX 279,000 38.0 15 5 9 21 3 400
Fort Worth, TX 686,850 97.5 36 4 0 0 6 926
Grand Prairie, TX 161,500 20.7 9 3 8 17 1 209
Harlingen, TX 67,300 6.4 6 2 0 0 2 109
Houston, TX 2,016,582 388.0 86 37 57 43 21 4,025
Mesquite, TX 136,750 21.6 7 2 6 13 1 199
Plano, TX 255,700 42.3 12 4 7 19 3 319
San Antonio, TX 1,322,900 206.5 49 19 37 37 8 1,622
Texarkana, TX 37,000 NA 5 2 0 0 1 79
Waco, TX 121,400 16.9 12 3 0 0 1 191
Salt Lake County, UT 330,000 42.0 14 5 4 19 3 552
Chesapeake, VA 216,000 35.4 17 3 10 30 3 446
Chesterfield County, VA 311,000 39.3 21 5 11 30 4 461
Fairfax City, VA 22,500 12.1 2 1 2 5 1 75
Fairfax County, VA 1,077,000 NA 37 14 42 68 8 NA
Hampton, VA 147,000 16.2 10 2 9 21 2 259
Henrico County, VA 300,000 42.5 20 5 12 14 3 534
Newport News, VA 180,150 30.4 11 7 11 0 2 373
Norfolk, VA 238,832 35.5 14 7 11 11 4 508
Portsmouth, VA 99,617 24.0 10 3 5 9 2 263
Burlington, VT 42,000 4.7 5 1 2 0 1 79
Marysville, WA 65,000 10.0 3 1 2 2 1 100
Olympia, WA 44,000 9.6 3 1 0 2 1 83
Spokane, WA 202,900 34.7 14 3 0 7 2 318
Tacoma, WA 220,730 50.8 16 4 5 9 2 412
Green Bay, WI 102,313 18.6 7 3 4 4 2 198
Milwaukee, WI 600,000 79.0 37 16 0 12 6 1,015
Oshkosh, WI 65,810 10.0 4 2 9 15 1 108
Watertown, WI 23,155 2.2 3 1 3 3 2 40
Waukesha, WI 68,000 10.2 4 1 3 3 1 97
Wheeling, WV 32,429 6.7 6 2 3 3 3 96
CANADA
Edmonton, AB 730,372 104.1 24 8 0 0 5 944
Burnaby, BC 190,000 26.4 7 4 0 11 1 274
Surrey, BC 395,000 40.3 13 6 0 0 1 369
St. John's, NL 138,816 19.1 7 0 0 0 4 216
Halifax Regional, NS 382,200 48.8 18 NA 0 0 1 1,129
Brampton, ON 450,000 41.0 11 2 0 0 2 374
Toronto, ON 2,700,000 338.5 88 31 0 0 20 3,144
Laval, QC 375,759 24.3 9 3 0 0 1 236
Montreal, QC 1,854,442 286.5 68 50 0 0 13 2,671
Saskatoon, SK 207,700 28.7 11 2 0 0 4 308