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Fort Wayne is Indiana's second largest city and is located 130 miles northeast of Indianapolis along I-69 in Allen County. Fort Wayne Fire provides Fire, Tactical Rescue, Hazardous Materials and BLS response from 18 firehouses throughout the city. ALS Ambulance and Paramedic Services are provided by TRAA, a public, government agency.

FWFD's Operations Division has 334 personnel distributed between three shifts who protect the city's 255,000 residents and 110 square miles. Each shift works 24 hours on duty and 48 hours off duty. Each shift has 1 Shift Commander and 4 Battalion Chief Supervisors with each Battalion Chief overseeing 4 to 5 fire stations. The Department has 18 Engines, 5 Trucks, 5 reserve apparatus and a host of other ancillary vehicles. Each Engine and the Rescue Unit is assigned a Captain who also oversees the day-to-day operations of a fire station. Lieutenants are assigned to the Ladder Trucks and assist the Captains in managing the activities of the firefighters. 


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