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    Whether it is providing all facets of fire prevention and community safety, extinguishing fires, providing emergency medical services, responding to a hazardous materials call or performing technical rescue activities, our Department is committed to providing the highest quality emergency response services.

    The Grand Rapids Fire Department has an annual operating budget of $30 million for FY12, and a total staff of 230 personnel. Of the 230 we have...

    • 203 Firefighters and Fire Officers in Suppression
    • 1 Training Chief
    • 1 Training Captain
    • 2 Training Lieutenants
    • 10 Fire Prevention Bureau, including 1 Fire Marshall,
      1 Clerical and 8 Inspectors
    • 13 Administrative and Support Personnel

    We respond to incidents from 11 strategically located fire stations and operate...

    • 2 Battalion Chiefs
    • 3 Engines
    • 3 Rescue Engines
    • 3 Squads (Quick Response Vehicles)
    • 4 Ladder Trucks
    • 1 Medical Unit
    • Various special response units
    • Additional Engines or Medic Units as staffing allows

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