2008 Total Incidents: 3,650
Total Fire Responses: 1,224
Emergency Medical Responses: 2,426
Structure Fire: 35
Fires (Non Structure): 112
False Alarms: 227
Mutual Aid Given: 109
Other Hazardous Conditions: 741
2007 Total Incidents: 3,665
Total Fire Responses: 1,150
Emergency Medical Responses: 2,515
Structure Fire: 30
Fires (Non Structure): 141
False Alarms: 207
Mutual Aid Given: 50
Other Hazardous Conditions: 679
2006 Total Incidents: 3,653
Total Fire Responses: 1,215
Emergency Medical Responses: 2,438
Structure Fires: 46
Fires (Non Structure): 68
False Alarms: 190
Mutual Aid Given: 159
Other Hazardous Conditions: 711
2005 Total Incidents: 3,315
Total Fire Responses: 1,151
Emergency Medical Responses: 2,164
Structure Fires: 38
Fires (Non Structure): 76
False Alarms: 196
Mutual Aid Given: 199
Other Hazardous Conditions: 603
2004 Total Incidents: 3,190
Total Fire Responses: 1,104
Emergency Medical Responses: 2,086
Structure Fires: 31
Fires (Non Structure): 91
False Alarms: 201
Mutual Aid Given: 203
Other Hazardous Conditions: 541
2003 Total Incidents: 3,201
Total Fire Responses: 1,114
Emergency Medical Responses: 2,087
Structure Fires: 49
Fires (Non Structure): 58
False Alarms: 186
Mutual Aid Given: 169
Other Hazardous Conditions: 613
|FIRE Act Grant
FIRE Act Grant Application Opens August 15
August 8, 2011 -- The application period for Fiscal Year 2011 Assistance to Firefighters Grants (FIRE Act) program will begin August 15 and run through September 9, 2011. The Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has posted a Get Ready Guide to help with the grant application process, as well as a review of the program guidance and application kit. For additional assistance, call or email the Help Desk at 1-866-274-0960.
Click here to learn more and start your online application online.
The IAFF encourages its affiliates to work with their fire departments to apply for these grants, which are awarded to fire departments and nonaffiliated emergency medical service organizations throughout the country and are designed to improve response capabilities and more effectively protect the health and safety of the public with respect to fire and other hazards, help local fire departments and emergency medical services organizations purchase or receive training, conduct first responder health and safety programs and buy equipment and response vehicles.
As of August 2010, prime recipients of federal grants are now required to register in the Central Contractor Registration (CCR) system. Potential grantees are not required to register, but may wish to do so now in anticipation of receiving an award.
How to register:
1. Obtain a DUNS number from Dun and Bradstreet. A DUNS number is a required to submit an application.
2. Once you have a DUNS number, register here. For more information on grantee registration in the CCR system, click here.
For additional assistance, call or email the Assistance to Firefighters grant program Help Desk at 1-866-274-0960 or email email@example.com.
Click here for a schedule of grant preparation workshops or click here for "Rules and Tools" resources.
The FIRE Act program is administered by the DHS Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) Grant Programs Directorate in coordination with the U.S. Fire Administration.
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