About Vancouver Fire Department
Fire and emergency medical response are core services provided by the City of Vancouver, along with police, streets, utilities, parks and recreation and community and economic development. The Vancouver Fire Department serves a population of almost 250,000 from ten stations covering 90 square miles. A total of 12 frontline fire crews run over 20,000 calls per year. VFD does more than fight fires: its state-of-the-art Emergency Medical Service (EMS) program also provides paramedic first response to citizens in the VFD’s service area.