The Detroit Fire Department
) is the professional fire department that provides fire protection and emergency medical services
to the city of Detroit
, United States
. The DFD currently operates 120 fire companies out of 47 Fire Stations, located throughout the city, with a total sworn personnel complement of 1,141 firefighters in all ranks. Detroit Fire Headquarters is located in Downtown Detroit
. The Detroit Fire Department responds to approximately 165,000 emergency calls annually, with over 80% being emergency medical emergencies.
In July 2010 the City of Detroit approved a plan to move the Detroit Fire Department and Detroit Police Department
headquarters to the former MGM Grand Casino.Nichols, Darren A. "." The Detroit News
. July 20, 2010. Retrieved on September 16, 2010.
Fire Station Locations and Apparatus
There are a total of 47 Fire Stations in the city of Detroit, including Fire Headquarters. 38 Engines Companies, 22 Ladder Companies, and 6 Squad Companies, as well as 26 Medic Units, and other special and support units operate out of these Stations in 7 Battalions, under the command of 7 Battalion Chiefs.