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Henderson Fire Dept., Nevada

The Henderson Fire Department, Nevada, provides fire protection and emergency services to approximately 310,000 citizens, and covers approximately 105.4 square miles. The city of Henderson is the 2nd largest city in the state of Nevada.

Some of the more significant target hazards include the major resorts, hotels and casinos. Other target hazards include major freeways, Henderson Executive Airport, Lake Las Vegas, union pacific railroad, universities, colleges and schools, industry and manufacturing, residential and commercial high rise, hospitals and medical centers, museums, and extensive desert wildland/urban interface.

The Henderson Fire Department is rated by the ISO as a Class 2 department, and is comprised of 261 total personnel with 227 sworn and 34 civilian staff with an operating budget of over $64 million dollars divided between 5 Divisions: Operations, Training, Logistics, EMS, and Emergency Management.

Stats

Approximately 35,000 annual calls for service

2 Battalion command vehicles

10 fire stations

11 engine companies

9 paramedic rescue units

2 truck companies

1 USAR heavy rescue unit

1 Haz-Mat unit

3 paramedic squads

1 fire boat

2 off-road rescue vehicles

 

 

 

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