Everett Fire Department Annual Report Shows 2018 As A Year Of Change

July 30, 2019

Everett, Everett Fire

The Everett Fire Department has released its annual report for 2018. You can see it here.

The report highlights multiple areas that may be of interest including:

Significant incidents
Community outreach and engagement
Call types & volume
Response times
Stations
New apparatus
Special Operations
Emergency Medical Services
Fire prevention
Emergency Management
Training
Safety
Firefighters give back
Personnel
Financial summary

In 2018 Everett got not only a new Fire Chief in 24-year veteran Dave DeMarco but also a new command staff and structure with three new assistant Chiefs. It was also a year of increased hiring with more than a dozen new firefighters joining the Everett Fire Department.

The overall funding for Everett Fire was more than 32.5 million dollars in 2018 with funds coming from the City’s general fund, the EMS Levy approved by voters and transport fees and contracts for services.

In 2018 Everett Fire was dispatched to 22,955 incidents which works out to about 63 per day. The majority of calls are for Emergency Medical Services.

There are six active fire stations across the city of Everett, Washington. The oldest, station 2 was built in 1970 and was recently refurbished including asbestos removal and upgrading of crew quarters. The latest is station five which was built in 2003.

2018 saw two new engines and a new medic unit added to the fleet. Additional engines and a ladder truck were ordered in 2018 and are expected to. go into service in the second half of 2019.

The report covers 32 pages and again can be accessed here.



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