GENERAL INFORMATION ABOUT THE ADA TOWNSHIP FIRE / RESCUE DEPARTMENT

SERVICES PROVIDED BY THE DEPARTMENT – The Fire Rescue Department responds to all fire, accidents with injuries, and medical emergencies in Ada Township.

SERVICE  AREA – The Department covers Ada Township which is 37 square mile with a population of 9000.  The township is located in southeastern Kent County.

PERSONAL – The Department is staffed by 3 full time personnel and 23 Paid On Call Firefighters. All the Firefighters have completed the State of Michigan Fire Fighters Training Council Fire fighter II course, five are licensed as Basic EMT, two as a Paramedic, and nineteen as Medical First Responders.  All the fire fighters have completed Hazardous Material Operations training with four at the Hazardous Material Technician level.

A History of the Departments calls for service over the last 24 years:

 

Year No. of Calls % Change
1976

97

1977

97

0%

1978

107

9%

1979

126

15%

1980

100

-26%

1981

103

3%

1982

97

-6%

1983

90

-8%

1984

124

27%

1985

106

-17%

1986

120

12%

1987

157

24%

1988

205

23%

1989

183

-12%

1990

257

29%

1991

291

12%

1992

265

-10%

1993

284

7%

1994

347

18%

1995

340

-2%

1996

428

21%

1997

389

-10%

1998

  399

3%

1999

399

0%

 

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