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An ISO Class 1 Department

City Information

  • Land area - 41.67 square miles
  • Resident population (2017 Special Census) –70,098
  • Estimated value of property in Franklin - $11.5 billion (taxable property)
  • Firefighters – 153
  • Administrative personnel – 12
  • Civilian personnel - 5
  • Firefighters per shift - 51 (minimum staffing - 40 per shift)

Fire Operations 2016

  • Total incident responses –7,384
  • Medical and rescue responses – 5,007 (67%)
  • Average response time – 5:48 minutes

Fire Prevention 2016

  • Construction plan reviews - 656
  • Number of inspections - 841
  • Public education events - 732 events with 27,162 participants

 Budget 

  •  2017-2018 fiscal year budget (personnel, operations and capital) - $16,726,567

Equipment and Facilities

  • Stations - 8
  • Training center—1
  • Administrative office suite in City Hall—1
  • Engines—4
  • Ladders—3
  • Towers—3
  • Rescue (Quick Response SUV)—3
  • Rescue, medium—1
  • Air truck—2 
  • Brush truck—1
  • Boats—7
  • Hazmat response vehicle—1
  • Reserve engine—1
  • Reserve ladder—1
  • Training Center engine-1