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  • HOW MANY STATIONS?

    How many fire stations does you dept. operate out of? Plano operates out of 10 fully staffed fire stations and 3 more are being designed.

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    27 paid stations

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    • #3
      We are a volunteer district that protect just over 26 square miles of mostley rural and some small industrial. We have four stations AND 3 BLS squads that protect the town of Mantua, NJ. They area I'm moving to the Barrington, NJ the district has 1 station and 1 BLS squad(2 rigs) that protects 2.6 square miles of again mostly rural and small industial.

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      Firefighter/NREMT-B
      Barrington, New Jersey
      Career or volunteer we are all brothers. Just feel good for the good you do for others.

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      • #4
        We work out of 5 stations, 2 full time staffed, and 3 volunteer with live-ins.

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        • #5
          My town in north NJ runs out of 5 stations. We run fire and 5 BLS rigs, ALS is run out of the hospitals in the area. We cover 46 sq miles with a population of approx. 36,000. As of now, we are all volunteer but within the next year or two we're susposed to be getting a few paid daytime guys to cover the BLS calls and do the fire inspections.

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          • #6
            2 stations, fully paid (1 truck and 2 engines). BLS is run by the town's volunteer rescue squad (3 rigs).

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            • #7
              Middletown NJ, runs out of 11 completely volunteer stations. We run about 40 pieces of apparatus, 5 chief Tahoes, 1 air unit, 1 confined space team, 1 safety trailer. We also run 5 EMS squads(completely volunteer0...OK im done, see veryone later

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              • #8
                Mortlake Fire Co.
                One main station with 2 ambulances, 1 Engine-Tank, 1 Ladder, 1 Engine, 1 Heavy Rescue

                One sub-station with 1 Engine-Tank and 1 Mini-pumper/CAFS unit, plus the haz-mat trailer. Also used for miscellanoues storage & "long-term" training programs like Firefighter 1 & 2 classes (the instructors setup there stuff and can leave it setup in the meeting room there).

                One ranch house converted into the Administrative Office Building behind the main station.

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                • #9
                  In Osceola Mills PA we operate out of one station. There are a total of 41 Fire Stations in Clearfield County. All but the five Fire stations in the city of Dubious are dispatched by the county 911 center.

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                  • #10
                    Marlborough, Massachusetts has three fire stations to protect 22 square miles of area. A fourth station has been proposed for the last ten years, land has been acquired for it, but no construction as of yet!

                    Fire Headquarters houses Engine 1, Rescue 1, Ladder 2, Car 2, Car 3 and the District 3 HazMat Tactical Operations unit. The technical rescue and dive team trailers are also kept at HQ.

                    Station 2 houses Engine 2, Car 5 and Engine 4 (reserve piece).

                    Station 3 houses Engine 3, Ladder 1, Car 4, Car 7 (brush fire unit) and Engine 5 (reserve piece).



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                    Captain Gonzo

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                    • #11
                      Here in Marion, Iowa we run out of 2 Full-time stations. We also run two ALS engines (one from each station).

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                      • #12
                        Boro of Stratford, NJ...We operate One Station with 4 pieces of equipment:

                        Engine 6411 -- 1978 Ford/Young Pumper
                        Engine 6413 -- 1993 Pierce/Rescue Pumper
                        Ladder 6414 -- 1998 KME Mid-Ship Mount 100'
                        Utility 6415 - 1995 Ford F-250/Kenco Utility

                        Our First Due Area consists of the Entire Boro of Stratford {All 2.1 Square Miles of It} and approximatley 20 Square Miles of Mutial Aid Territory as our Ladder is First due to 4 of our 6 mutial aid districts. We answer roughly 430 Alarms a year No EMS. 100% Volunteer Staffing

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                        • #13
                          SKYLAND FIRE RESCUERUNS OUT OF 3 FULL STAFFED STATIONS
                          STATION 21 HAS A 3 MAN ENGINE COMPANY
                          A 3 MAN ENGINE COMPANY FROM CITY OF ASHEVILLE
                          A 2 MAN BUNCOMBE COUNTY EMS UNIT
                          A PAID CHEIF A PAID SAFTY/TRAINING OFFICER
                          A PAID OFFICE MANAGER AND A PAID MECHIANC
                          ALSO HOUSES
                          TANKER 21
                          TANKER 21-4
                          2160(AMBULANCE)
                          RESCUE 21
                          ENGINE 1 (FIRST ENGINE BOUGHT NEW)
                          SQUAD 21 (FIRST RESPONDERS BRUSH RIG)
                          TRUCK 21-4
                          TRUCK 21-5
                          BATTLION CHEIF 1
                          CHEIF TAHOE
                          TRAINING CAR
                          BRUSH FIRE TRALIER
                          3 RESVERSE TRUCKS FOR THE CITY
                          STATION 2 AVERYS CREEEK
                          ENGINE 21-2
                          TANKER 21-2
                          SQUAD 21-2
                          BOAT 21
                          MULE 21 (OFF ROAD MULE FOR RESCUE IN BACK COUNTRY)
                          STATION 3 JOHN E. BISHOP
                          ENGINE 21-3
                          TANKER 21-3
                          SQUAD21-3
                          BOAT 21-3
                          TRUCK 21(SCENE SUPPORT DIVE TRUCK)
                          CHCK THEM OUT AT WWW.SKYLANDFIRE.COM

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                          • #14
                            Barstow (CA)Federal FD

                            2 Stations
                            4 4 man Engines

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                            • #15
                              Monrovia Fire Department has 2 Fire Station's

                              Station 101 Hq Houses
                              Engine 101
                              Paramedic Rescue Squad 101
                              Engine 201 (Reserve unit)
                              Paramedic Rescue Squad 701 (Reserve)
                              Brush Fire Patrol 101
                              Car 101 (Fire Prevention vehicle)
                              Car 102 (Fire Prevention Vehicle)
                              Battalion 10
                              Rserve Battalion 10
                              Station 102
                              Engine 102
                              Paramedic Rescue Squad\USAR 102
                              Truck 102

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