Each year, Firehouse Magazine compiles a list of the busiest fire and rescue stations and various units in the nation. Your Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department has placed in the Top 50 in several categories for 2016.
You might be interested to learn that:
Fairfax County Fire and Rescue is the 31st busiest fire and rescue department in the country responding to 100,712 calls for assistance.
Fairfax County Fire Station 11, Penn Daw, is the 36th busiest fire and rescue station in the country responding to 11,256 calls for assistance.
Rescue Squad 426 (Edsall Road) is the 41st busiest Heavy Rescue unit in the country responding to 1,744 calls for assistance.
HazMat 440 (Fairfax Center) is the 19th busiest Hazardous Materials unit in the country responding to 541 calls for assistance.
EMS Officer 404 is the 39th busiest unit in the country responding to 1,808 emergency medical calls for assistance.