Fact Sheet

Land area covered: Approximately 153 square miles

Population: Approximately 90,000

Chief Officers: 4   

Battalion Chiefs: 5     

Administrative Support Staff: 10

Public Educator: 1

Chaplains: 5

Total Number of Career Officers and Firefighters: 105
     Career Firefighter-Paramedics: 43
     Career Firefighter-EMTs: 62

Total Number of Volunteers: 27
     Volunteer Firefighters-EMTs: 24
     EMS-only Volunteers: 2
     FF-only Volunteers: 1

Number of Staffed Fire Stations: 6

Number of Volunteer Fire Stations: 4                   

Boathouse for the Marine Unit: 1

Logistics Warehouse: 1

Statistics for 2015

Emergency Responses: 9,835

Percent Increase since 2014: 9.5%

Percent of All Responses That Were Medical in Nature: 72%

Patients Transported to Area Hospitals: 5,134

Prevention

  • Fire Investigations: 24
  • Plan Reviews for Bonney Lake: 152
  • Inspections for Bonney Lake: 603
  • Residential Fire Sprinkler Reviews for Bonney Lake: 85
  • Plan Reviews for Sumner: 347
  • Inspections for Sumner: 597
  • Plan Reviews for Edgewood: 121
  • Inspections for Edgewood: 86
  • Plan Reviews for Milton: 42
  • Inspections for Milton: 160
  • Plan Reviews for South Prairie: 3
  • Inspections for South Prairie: 5
  • Inspections for Unincorporated Pierce County: 31

Public Education

  • Citizens Receiving CPR/First Aid Training: 561
  • Middle and High School Students Receiving CPR Training: 2,087
  • Citizens Receiving Hands-Only CPR Training: 48
  • Teens Graduating the SafeSitter Program: 56
  • Citizens Trained in Fire Extinguisher Use: 75
  • Bike Helmets Sold: 154
  • Multi-Sport Helemts Sold: 8
  • Life Jackets Sold: 206
  • Car Seat Inspections: 40

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