Thursday, July 9, 2009

Tempe Fire Station No. 1

the city of tempe encompasses an area just under 40
square miles. we have 6 fire stations. emergency units are
dispatched using GPS to ensure the trucks closest to an 
incident are the ones dispatched. also, all lighted 
intersections have traffic signal preemption, allowing 
emergency personnel to control traffic signals as they 
approach. in 2008, the tempe fire department 
responded to 18,873 calls including 2,414 fires and 15,191 
emergency medical calls. 

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