Year   

 Total

 All Career

Mostly Career 

 Mostly
Volunteer

All Volunteer 

1986   

 29,840

 1,999

 1,044

 3,640

 23,157

1987   

 29,741

 1,683

 1,335

 3,635

 23,088

1988

 30,245

 1,729

 1,405

 3,908

 23,203

1989 

 30,315

 1,799

 1,303

 3,878

 23,335

1990

 30,391

 1,949

 1,338

 4,000

 23,104

1991   

 30,587

 2,017

 1,257

 4,162

 23,151

1992 

 30,562

 1,843

 1,217

 4,377

 23,125

1993    

 30,528

 1,646

 1,342

 4,378

 23,162

1994   

 30,495

 1,778

 1,448

 4,400

 22,869

1995  

 31,197

 1,831

 1,660

 4,581

 23,125

1996   

 31,503

 1,872

 1,380

 4,863

 23,388

1997  

 30,665

 1,979

 1,490

 4,808

 22,388

1998 

 31,114

 2,028

1,602

 4,848

 22,636

1999 

 30,436

 1,752

 1,639

 4,651

 22,394

2000

 30,339

 2,178

 1,667

 4,523

 21,971

2001  

 30,020

 1,928

 1,539

 4,671

 21,882

2002  

 30,310

 2,044

 1,480

 4,886

 21,900

2003   

 30,542

 2,018

 1,582

 5,271

 21,671

2004 

 30,400

 1,917

 1,242

 4,084

 23,157

2005  

 30,300

 2,087

 1,766

 4,902

 21,575

2006 

 30,635

 2,321

 1,731

 5,134

 21,449

2007   

 30,185

 2,263

 1,765

 4,989

 21,168

2008   

 30,170

 2,315

 1,790

 4,830

 21,235

2009    

 30,165

 2,457

 1,752

 5,099

 20,857

2010  

 30,125

 2,495

 1,860

 5,290

 20,480

2011  

 30,145

 2,550

 1,865

 5,530

 20,200

2012  

 30,100

 2,610

 1,995

 5,445

 20,050

A fire department is a public or private organization that provides fire prevention, fire suppression and associated emergency and non-emergency services to a jurisdiction such as a county, municipality, or organized fire district.

Source: NFPA Fire Service Inventory and NFPA Survey.

U.S. Fire Department Profile Report