Welcome to the Baltimore City Fire Department

We are a ISO Class 1 department serving a geographic area of 92 square miles with a daytime population exceeding 1,000,000 and a residential population of more than 620,000. More than 1,600 members are assigned across Community Risk Reduction, Safety and Member Services, and Emergency Operations management branches. These members respond to more than 235,000 calls for service per year utilizing 35 engine companies, 17 ladder companies, 24 first-line medic units, 5 critical alert medic units, 1 heavy rescue and other specialty units.

We also provide the City of Baltimore with emergency medical services, fire suppression, basic and technical rescue, emergency communications, disaster preparedness planning and response, hazardous materials mitigation, community fire risk reduction, community recruitment, community outreach, public education, and marine fire rescue programs.

The Fire department is consistently working to achieve and  maintain the highest level of professionalism and efficiency on behalf of the residents, businesses and visitors we serve. If you do not find what you need on our site, please feel free to contact us by phone, email or social media to address your concerns. 

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