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    511 South State Street, 607 Public Safety Building
    Syracuse, New York 13202
    Office Phone: (315) 473-5525
    Email: Fire@SyrGov.net
    EMERGENCIES: DIAL 911
    Paul Linnertz, Chief
    Kent Young, First Deputy Chief of Fire
     
    The Syracuse Fire Department protects a 25-square-mile area with a population of 144,000 that grows significantly during daytime hours. The department provides fire protection and prevention services for four major hospitals, many downtown office buildings, Hancock International Airport, Interstates 81 and 690, as well as Syracuse University and the Carrier Dome. Currently over 350 firefighters staff the department and answer over 21,000 alarms a year of which over 1,000 are fires.
    The Syracuse Fire Department holds an ISO class 1 rating. Nationally there are 241 ISO Class 1 Departments. Syracuse is one of only five in New York State with this rating.
    In addition to fire protection and prevention services, the Syracuse Fire Department provides:
    Emergency Medical Services
      – Basic Life Support First Response
      – Advanced Life Support First Response
      – Advanced Life Support Ambulance
      – Statewide Disaster Response
    Technical Rescue
      – Automobile Extraction
      – Elevator Rescue
      – Confined Space Rescue
      – Collapse Rescue
      – Trench Rescue
      – Statewide Disaster Response
    Hazardous Materials Incident Response
      – Regional Response to the following Counties
     
    Onondaga
    Oswego
    Madison
    Oneida
      – Statewide Disaster Response
 
 
   
 
       
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