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DEC 2018

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FIREHOUSE RUN REPORT 66 DECEMBER 2018 | EMSWORLD.com THE FIREHOUSE NATIONAL RUN SURVEY FIRE DEPARTMENT NAME FIRE DEPT. STATE POPULATION SERVED BUSIEST AMBU- LANCE NUMBER OF RUNS IN 2017 BUSIEST NON- TRANSPORT EMS UNIT NUMBER OF RUNS IN 2017 EMS CALLS IN 2017 EMT/ MEDIC STARTING PAY (ANNUAL) TOP PAY (ANNUAL) NUMBER OF AMBU- LANCES Atascocita Fire Department TX 74,000 M19 1,136 SQ39 496 4,178 43,264 58,136 3 Auburn Fire Division AL 63,118 NA NA NA NA 3,903 NA NA NA Aurora Fire Rescue CO 361,710 NA NA NA NA 29,533 75,129 83,382 NA Contract Bakersfi eld Fire Department CA 376,380 NA NA Engine 6 5,508 25,357 61,179 74,045 0 Baltimore County Fire Department MD 820,000 Woodlawn Medic 3 4,601 NA NA 100,494 36,545 100,675 59 Bedford Fire Department TX 49,700 M151 1,991 NA NA 4,568 NA NA 3 Bexar County Emergency Services District #2 Fire Department TX 72,541 NA NA SQ123 1,735 5,996 40,066 45,000 0 Birmingham Fire and Rescue Service AL 212,500 Rescue 1 3,545 Engine 19 3,875 55,823 41,870 64,958 19 Bu alo Fire Department NY 256,902 NA NA Engine-23 1,887 28,642 NA NA 0 Burlington Fire Department VT 42,260 Rescue 1 3,195 NA NA 4,741 Paramedic: 42,838 69,474 2 Carlsbad Fire Department NM 28,914 Medic 4 936 NA NA 4,628 61,728 65,437 8 Castle Point Veterans Hospital NY 2,500 91-79 605 NA NA 711 89,100 115,800 1 Cedar Park Fire Dept. TX 70,000 NA NA NA NA 4,288 NA NA 0 Courtesy of Firehouse Magazine, EMS World presents the 2018 Firehouse National Run Survey—a comprehensive report of fire company and department levels, funding, staffing and pay for a total of 259 fire departments that took part in this year's survey. Respondents represent 48 states, the District of Columbia and 2 Canadian provinces. The departments represented in this latest survey protect 90,245,453 people, and they have budgets totaling more than $18.3 billion. They provide the services with 3,982 engine companies, 1,435 ladder companies, 2,405 ambulances and numerous specialized units. They responded to 1.4 million fire calls, 8.1 million EMS calls and 11.8 million total calls in 2017. Below is an excerpt of the total survey specifically detailing EMS calls and staffing among the responding fire departments. Visit www.firehouse.com for full results and more information about the survey. (NA=not applicable or not supplied)

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