The Fresno Fire Department (FFD) serves a population of more than 540,000 in the City of Fresno, the North Central Fire Protection District and the Fig Garden Fire Protection District (over 325 square miles) with 24 fire stations, including the Airport Rescue Fire Fighting (ARFF) station.
The Department provides emergency response to fire, EMS, urban search and rescue, and hazardous materials incidents within the City, two contract fire districts (North Central and Fig Garden), and through mutual-aid and auto-aid requests.
FFD employs approximately 300 uniformed firefighter members. Twenty-seven staffed companies consist of 21 engines, 6 ladder trucks. The department cross staffs the following units when needed; 2 water tenders, 2 brush-type apparatus, 2 type-1 Hazmat apparatus, 2 patrol-type apparatus and 2 aircraft rescue apparatus. The companies are divided into three districts; each district is supervised by a battalion chief.