Ann Arbor Michigan Fire Department
The mission of the Ann Arbor Fire Department is to efficiently and professionally protect the residents and visitors of the City of Ann Arbor from adverse effects of fires, sudden medical emergencies or exposure to dangerous conditions created by man or nature that may threaten their lives or property. The department strives to do so using a wide variety of programs varying from prevention to response in a safe and courteous manner.
The City of Ann Arbor Fire Department (AAFD) provides a broad range of emergency services to the community including fire suppression, vehicle accident extrication, medical assistance; water and ice rescue, as well as playing an integral part in the Washtenaw County Hazardous Material and Technical Rescue teams. The department also includes fire prevention services dedicated to keeping the city safer, such as conducting fire safety inspections, overseeing fire-related permits, and investigating fires. The department responds to emergency and non-emergency requests out of five stations and one Fire Prevention division throughout the city.
Ann Arbor Fire Department has 85 highly trained fighters who supply fire protection services to the city and 23 mutual-aid communities. They protect a highly populated urban community of 28 square miles; home to the University of Michigan, serving 113,934 residents and a daily population that exceeds 300,000.