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IFD 2016 Quick Facts 

Mission Statement:
"We will provide an appropriate safe and professional response to fire, medical and environmental emergencies. We are dedicated to minimizing the loss of life and property through fire suppression, rescue, education, code enforcement, investigation and other innovative programs."
 

IFD Total Responses – 125,089
IFD Total Fire Responses - 18,890
IFD Non-Fire Responses – 106,199 (EMS, Extrication, Technical Rescue, HazMat)
IFD Working Structure Fires – 565 - $21.0 million dollar loss
IFD Communications dispatched 178,699 incidents –
(Includes Pike, Decatur, Wayne and Beech Grove)

1213 Total Sworn Strength

1157 Sworn Men
(955 White Males, 177 Black Males, 15 Hispanic Males, 6 Asian Males, 4 Other)

56 Sworn Women
(45 White Females, 9 Black Females, 1 Hispanic Female, 1 Asian Female)

296 Sworn Personnel on Duty Per Shift
IFD Average Turnout/Response Time 4:19
Suppression Work Schedule – 3 Shifts
A - B - C

24 Hours On 48 Hours Off + Kelly Day
Admin Work Schedule: 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM M-F

42 Merit Battalion Chiefs
90 Merit Captains
180 Merit Lieutenants
831 Privates
31 Probationary
39 Recruits
174 Paramedics
1039 EMT's
62 Active Rescue Divers
566 HazMat Techs

44 Fire Stations

Serving 278 Square Miles- with 88 pieces of front line apparatus.  Fleet comprised of 43 Engines, 22 Ladders, 6 Squads, 4 Tankers, 7  Battalion Chief's Buggies, 4 TSU (Tactical Support Units), 3 Safety Officers, 2 EDO's (EMS Duty Officer), 1 Shift Commander, 4 Rehab Units.

Still Alarm

2 Engines/2 Ladders/1 Squad/1 Battalion Chief/
1 RIT Engine = 23 Firefighters

Box Alarm

3 Engines/2 Ladders/1 Squad/2 Battalion Chiefs/1 RIT Engine/
1 Safety Car = 30 Firefighters

Working Fire

3 Engines/2 Ladders/1 Squad/2 Battalion Chiefs/1 RIT Engine/1 RIT Ladder/
1 Safety Car/PIO/2 Ambulances/2 Tactical Support Unit/1 Shift Commander = 42 Firefighters

2nd Alarm

6 Engines/3Ladders/2 Squads/2 Battalion Chiefs/2 RIT Engines/2 RIT Ladders/
2 Safety Cars/2 Ambulances/2 Tactical Support Units/1 Shift Commander = 69 Firefighters

3rd Alarm

Approx 100 Firefighters

RIT team is determined by a CAD search. Easiest to dispatch Engines first.

IFD Average Response Time:  4 minutes

HazMat Houses:  13, 44

Decon Houses:  19, 31

Dive Houses:  7, 14

Rope Rescue Houses:   7, 14

Confined Space Houses:  1, 5, 10

Urban Search and Rescue: 29

Project Life Saver House: 29

Foam Distribution: 18

Top Water:   7, 14, 28, 

Heavy Extrication: 7, 9, 14, 43, 34

Tankers: 42, 55

Auto Extrication:  4, 10, 15, 29, 30, 35, 36

Engines carry 600 feet of 5" hose

Engines carry 1200 feet of 3" hose

Engines carry  3 - 200 foot sections of 1 3/4 hose

Engines carry 1 - 200 foot section of 2 1/2 hose

Ladders carry ground ladders ranging in length from 16 feet to 35 feet

Ladders carry forcible entry tools, gas meter reading devices, thermal imaging cameras,  pike poles etc.