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Scottsdale Fire Dept., Nevada

The city of Scottsdale, Arizona, is approximately 184.5 square miles and serves a population of approximately 262,200 people. The city was incorporated in 1951 and is located in the greater Phoenix metropolitan area. While Scottsdale is more of a bedroom community, it does boast itself as one of the top tourism spots in the U.S. with over 70 resorts and hotels, especially during the winter. Its transient population grows significantly due to the favorable weather during the winter months.

Some the target hazards in Scottsdale include major resorts and hotels, commercial and residential high rise buildings, Scottsdale airport, Mayo Clinic, universities and colleges, schools, churches, theaters, museums, malls, freeways, and special events throughout the year.

The Scottsdale Fire Department operates under and annual budget of approximately $46.8 million dollars which is divided by 2 major divisions: Emergency Services, and Professional Services.

Stats

The Scottsdale Fire Department has 15 stations, divided into two Battalions, and responds to nearly 40,000 emergency calls per year. The Scottsdale Fire Department has approximately 275 sworn and 30 civilian personnel.

3 Battalion command vehicles

13 Engine companies

4 Ladder trucks

2 Ladder tenders

1 Multi-casualty van

1 Haz-mat unit

1 Airport ARFF foam unit

4 Brush units

2 Water tanker units

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