City of Bettendorf, Iowa

A premier city.

Fire Department Facts

DID YOU KNOW THAT...

*THE DEPARTMENT WAS FOUNDED ON APRIL FOOLS DAY IN 1908.

* THE DEPARTMENT COVERS APPROXIMATELY 45 SQUARE MILES.

* THE TOTAL ASSESSED VALUE OF PROPERTY PROTECTED BY THE FIRE DEPARTMENT IN 2009 WAS $3,323,161,856.

BETTENDORF $2,923,717,859
PANORAMA PARK $6,529,751
FIRE DISTRICT 1 $392,914,246

* THE DEPARTMENT HAS AN ISO (INSURANCE SERVICES OFFICE) RATING OF 3/3Y.

* IN 2014, THE DEPARTMENT RESPONDED TO:

ACTUAL FIRES 56
FALSE ALARMS 193
HAZARDOUS MATERIALS 126
PUBLIC ASSISTANCE/GOOD INTENT CALLS 638
EMS/RESCUE 2650
TOTAL RESPONSES 3669

* 2014 BUSIEST DAY: Monday

* 2014 BUSIEST 8 HOURS: 9am - 5pm

* 2014 FIRE DISTRICT #1 RESPONSES - 85 Calls

EMS 42
Fires 3
Vehicle Crashes 8
Dispatched and Cancelled Enroute 16
Fire Alarms 5
Other 11

*DEPARTMENT PERSONNEL ARE TRAINED IN:

 

STRUCTURAL AND WILDLAND FIRE FIGHTING
BASIC AND ADVANCED LIFE SUPPORT
FIRE PREVENTION
FIRE INSPECTION
FIRE INVESTIGATION
PLAN REVIEW
HAZARDOUS MATERIALS
HIGH ANGLE RESCUE
WATER RESCUE
VEHICLE EXTRICATION
TRENCH RESCUE AND ELEVATOR RESCUE