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An ISO Class 1 Department

City Information

  • Land area - 42.15 square miles
  • Resident population (2017 Special Census) –70,098
  • Estimated value of property in Franklin - $15.69 billion (taxable property)
  • Firefighters – 153
  • Administrative personnel – 14
  • Civilian personnel - 5
  • Firefighters per shift - 51 (minimum staffing - 40 per shift)

Fire Operations 2018

  • Total incident responses – 9,089
  • Medical and rescue responses – 6,058 (66%)
  • Average response time – 4:46 minutes

Fire Prevention & Community Risk Reduction 2018

  • Number of new construction inspections - 1,377
  • Number of existing building inspections - 598
  • 1st grade students educated - 935
  • 5th grade students educated - 970
  • People trained in CPR - 115
  • Child Passenger Safety Seat inspections - 365

 Budget 

  •  2018-2019 fiscal year budget (personnel, operations and capital) - $18,093,435

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