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IFD 2017 Quick Facts 

Mission Statement:
 
Protecting lives, property, and the environment
while serving our
community with courage, commitment and compassion.

IFD Statements 2016.pdf

2016 Response #'s

IFD Total Responses – 164,030
IFD Total Fire Responses - 61,150
IFD Non-Fire Responses – 102,880 
IFD Working Structure Fires – 1129 - $28.1 million dollar loss
IFD Communications dispatched 162,658 incidents  
(Includes Pike, Decatur, Wayne and Beech Grove)

2017 Staffing #'s

1181 Total Sworn Strength

1125 Sworn Men
(932 White Males, 169 Black Males, 14 Hispanic Males, 6 Asian Males, 4 Other)

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

294 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

41 Merit Battalion Chiefs
101 Merit Captains
180 Merit Lieutenants
821 Privates
38 Probationary
178 Paramedics
1080 EMT's
58 Active Rescue Divers
589 HazMat Techs

44 Fire Stations

Serving 278 Square Miles- with 88 pieces of front line apparatus.  Fleet comprised of 43 Engines, 22 Ladders, 5 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 Chief/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 19 seconds

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.​