Saint Paul Fire Department

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Saint Paul Fire Department
Operational area
Country United States
State Minnesota
City Saint Paul
Agency overview[2]
EstablishedApril 4, 1873 (1873-04-04) (as call boxes)[1]
Annual calls45,083 (2016)
Employees470 (2014)
Annual budget$63,488,566 (2014)
StaffingCareer
Fire chiefActing Chief Matt Simpson
IAFF21
Facilities and equipment[3]
Battalions3
Stations15
Engines15
Trucks7
Squads3
Ambulances13
HAZMAT2
Fireboats1
Rescue boats3
Website
Official website
IAFF website

The Saint Paul Fire Department is provides fire protection and emergency medical services to the city of Saint Paul, Minnesota.[4]

Stations and apparatus[edit]

The Saint Paul Fire Department operates out of 15 Fire Stations, located throughout the city in 3 Districts, under the command of 3 District Chiefs and a Deputy Chief per shift. The department currently operates a fire apparatus fleet of 15 Engines, 7 Ladders, 3 Rescue Squads, 15 Paramedic Ambulances, 1 Arson Unit and numerous other special, support, and reserve units. Minimum staffing is four personnel (typically two firefighter/paramedics and two firefigher/EMTs) for engine and ladder companies and five personnel for rescue squads. There are three “supermedic" companies (Ladder 7/Medic 7, Engine/Medic 8, and Engine/Medic 9); which are staffed with two dedicated personnel on the medic and four dedicated personnel on the engine. The 12 remaining Medic units are cross staffed with the four personnel assigned to the engine from their respective stations.[5]

Address Engine Company Ladder Company Medic Unit Rescue Squad Company District Chief
1 West 7th Street Side Engine 10 Medic 10 Rescue Squad 3 [6]
4 505 Payne Ave Engine 4 Medic 4 Rescue Squad 1 [7]
5 860 Ashland Ave Engine 5 Medic 5 [8]
6 33 Cesar Chavez Street Engine 6
Engine 15
Medic 6 [9]
7 1038 Ross Avenue Ladder 7 Medic 7 Chief 3 [10]
8 65 East 10th Street Engine 8 Ladder 8 Medic 8 Chief 2 [11]
9 1624 Maryland Ave Engine 9 Medic 9 [12]
14 111 Snelling Ave Engine 14 Medic 14 Rescue Squad 2 Chief 1 [13]
17 1226 Payne Ave Engine 17 Medic 17 [14]
18 681 University Ave Engine 18 Ladder 18 Medic 18 [15]
19 2530 Edgcumbe Rd Engine 19 Ladder 19 Medic 19 [16]
20 2179 University Ave Engine 20 Medic 20 [17]
22 225 Front St Engine 22 Ladder 22 Medic 22 [18]
23 1926 Como Ave Engine 23 Ladder 23 Medic 23 [19]
24 273 White Bear Ave Engine 24 Ladder 24 Medic 24 [20]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Department History". Saint Paul Minnesota (official website). Retrieved 20 June 2018.
  2. ^ "Budget". Saint Paul Fire Department. Retrieved 14 May 2015.
  3. ^ "Fire Stations". IAFF Local 21. Retrieved 13 May 2015.
  4. ^ "Fire & Safety". City of St. Paul, MN. Retrieved April 14, 2013.
  5. ^ "St Paul Fire Department". Twin City Metro Fire Directory. Retrieved 14 April 2013.
  6. ^ "Station 1". IAFF Local 21. Retrieved 13 May 2015.
  7. ^ "Station 4". IAFF Local 21. Retrieved 13 May 2015.
  8. ^ "Station 5". IAFF Local 21. Retrieved 13 May 2015.
  9. ^ "Station 6". IAFF Local 21. Retrieved 13 May 2015.
  10. ^ "Station 7". IAFF Local 21. Retrieved 13 May 2015.
  11. ^ "Station 8". IAFF Local 21. Retrieved 13 May 2015.
  12. ^ "Station 9". IAFF Local 21. Retrieved 13 May 2015.
  13. ^ "Station 14". IAFF Local 21. Retrieved 13 May 2015.
  14. ^ "Station 17". IAFF Local 21. Retrieved 13 May 2015.
  15. ^ "Station 18". IAFF Local 21. Retrieved 13 May 2015.
  16. ^ "Station 19". IAFF Local 21. Retrieved 13 May 2015.
  17. ^ "Station 20". IAFF Local 21. Retrieved 13 May 2015.
  18. ^ "Station 22". IAFF Local 21. Retrieved 13 May 2015.
  19. ^ "Station 23". IAFF Local 21. Retrieved 13 May 2015.
  20. ^ "Station 24". IAFF Local 21. Retrieved 13 May 2015.

Coordinates: 44°56′39″N 93°5′37″W / 44.94417°N 93.09361°W / 44.94417; -93.09361