Fire Buffs promote the general welfare of the fire and rescue service and protect its heritage and history. Famous Fire Buffs through the years include New York Fire Surgeon Harry Archer, Boston Pops Conductor Arthur Fiedler, New York Mayor Fiorello LaGuardia and - legend has it - President George Washington.


Ready to roll from Springfield Fire Headquarters on North Fountain Avenue

Thursday, April 24, 2008

ANNUAL STATISTICS

SPRINGFIELD FIRE RESCUE DIVISION

RUNS FOR 2007
Medical - 11,543 (84%)
Fire and other - 2,168 (16%)
TOTAL - 13,711
SOURCE: 2007 Annual Report
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HISTORICAL COMPARISON
50 Years Ago - 1957
Emergency Runs - 2,580 (74%)
Fire Alarms - 905 (26%)
TOTAL - 3,485
100 Years Ago - 1907
Fire Alarms - 149 (100%)
TOTAL - 149
SOURCE: Roberds
POPULATION TRENDS
Springfield, Ohio
1900 Census - 38,253
1950 Census - 78,508
2000 Census - 65,358