Fire Department Facts and Figures

Tom Schultz, Fire Chief

Department Organization Date:
October 1926

I.S.O. Rating
Class 2
Headquarter Offices:
Garden Grove Civic Center
11301 Acacia Parkway
Garden Grove, CA 92840
Telephone:
Business: (714) 741-5600
Emergency: 9-1-1
Email: firedepartment@ci.garden-grove.ca.us

FIRE PROTECTION 25% of Total Emergency Activity

Fire Suppression: Rescue, Protection of Exposures, Extinguishment, Ventilation, Fire Safety Inspections, Fire Scene Investigation, Non-Fire Emergencies, including: Hazardous Materials Response, Vehicle Extrication, Heavy Rescue.

Fire Prevention: Fire Code Enforcement, Permits, Plan Checks, Inspections, Complaint Follow-Up, Safety Education, Fire Investigation, Emergency Management, Disaster Preparedness.

EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES 75% of Total Emergency Activity

Advanced Life Support (ALS): Provided by Firefighters licensed as Paramedics.

Basic Life Support (BLS):
Provided by Firefighters certified as Emergency Medical Technician.

DEPARTMENT PROFILE

Number of Stations: 7  
Front Line Apparatus:
Units
7 Engine Companies Including Four Paramedic Assessment
and Two Full Paramedic Engine Companies
  1 Truck Company 100-ft. Aerial Ladder Truck with Tiller
  1 Shift Command Unit
  1 Paramedic Squad
  1 Air Utility Unit
     
Reserve Apparatus: 2 Engines
  1 Office of Emergency Services (OES) Engine
  1 Truck 100-ft. Aerial ladder truck with tiller
  1 Paramedic Squad
  1 Shift Commander Vehicle

SUPPRESSION PERSONNEL DISTRIBUTION (24 Hr. Shifts) 29 Firefighters On Duty Daily

Station No. 1:   1 Engine Company (Captain, Engineer, Firefighter)
    1 Truck Company (Captain, Engineer, Firefighter)
    1 Paramedic Squad (Two Firefighter/Paramedics)
    1 Shift Commander Vehicle (Battalion Chief)
    1 Air Utility Unit
    1 Paramedic Squad (Reserve - Not Staffed)
    1 Shift Commander Vehicle (Reserve - Not Staffed)
     
Station No. 2:   1 Full Paramedic Engine Company (Captain, Engineer, Two
Firefighter/Paramedics)
    1 Engine Company (Reserve - Not Staffed)
     
Station No. 3:   1 Paramedic Assessment Engine Company (Captain, Engineer,
Firefighter/Paramedic)
    1 OES Engine Company - State Response Company
     
Station No. 4:   1 Paramedic Assessment Engine Company (Captain, Engineer,
Firefighter/Paramedic)
    1 Engine Company (Reserve - Not Staffed)
     
Station No. 5:   1 Full Paramedic Engine Company (Captain, Engineer, Two
Firefighter/Paramedics)
    1 Truck Company (Reserve - Not Staffed)
     
Station No. 6:   1 Paramedic Assessment Engine Company (Captain, Engineer, Firefighter/Paramedic)
     
Station No. 7:   1 Paramedic Assessment Engine Company (Captain, Engineer,
Firefighter/Paramedic)