The Denver Fire Department consists of six divisions:
Safety & Training
Denver International Airport
The DFD's annual budget is approximately $100 million.
The Department employs 904 firefighters and 41 civilians.
There are 33 stations, 4 of which are at DIA.
These stations are home to 27 engines companies, 14 trucks, one heavy/technical rescue unit, one hazard unit, one water rescue unit, one collapse rescue unit, one air-light unit, one command and control vehicle and a number of reserve apparatus, chiefs’ vehicles and utility apparatus.
In 2008, the Denver Fire Department responded to 84,953 total alarms
45, 688 medical calls
8,525 auto accidents
685 structure fires
317 vehicle fires
2,483 hazardous conditions calls
3,659 service calls and 4,201 other rescues
More than 30 members of the Denver Fire Department are involved with Colorado Task Force 1 (CO-TF1), urban search and rescue team.
The DFD’S Special Operations Team provides full technical rescue capability for water rescue (open water, swift water and under the ice); hazardous materials mitigation; collapse, confined space and trench rescue; and complex extrication and high-rise rescue.
More than 40 Denver firefighters are members of the Denver Wildland Firefighting Team deployed regularly to fight wildfires across the country.