San Jose Fire Department, California
Some of the more significant target hazards include the San Jose International Airport and municipal airport, the San Jose Sharks arena. Other target hazards include commercial railroads, Amtrak, Caltrain and BART rail systems, wildland urban interface, museums, churches, theme parks, various stadiums and arenas, multiple colleges and schools including San Jose State University, multiple shopping malls, freeways, residential and commercial high-rise buildings, large scale manufacturing, technology, major hospitals & medical facilities, waterways and pacific ocean, auditoriums, technology sector companies such as Ebay, PayPal, Adobe and Cisco, and the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office.
The San Jose Fire Department’s 2020/2021 operating budget is just over $288 million divided between fire administrative services, field operations, fire prevention, and fire communications.
Total incidents: 91,900 approximate
Approximately 843 sworn and civilian personnel housed in 34 Fire Stations located within 5 battalions.
5 Battalion command vehicles
9 Ladder Trucks
23 Paramedic squads
2 USAR units
1 foam unit
1 light and air unit
3 Water tenders
2 Haz-mat units
7 Airport crash units
7 Type 6 wildland engines