How Active Is The Springfield Township Fire Department?
Springfield Township is among the top five busiest fire departments in Hamilton County. Responding to over 5,000 calls a year, the department provides paramedic and fire emergency response to Springfield Township residents and businesses 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. The department is open for free blood pressure checks and home safety consultation and assists neighboring communities with contracted mutual aid response.
Statistics are recorded daily for performance measurement and quality assurance purposes. To better understand our run volume, we have provided our 2011 statistics for you to view at a glance. For more information, please contact Fire Chief Robert Leininger at 522-1410. the fire department at 513-521-7578.
In 2012, how many times was the ambulance dispatched to help a sick or injured person?
The ambulance was dispatched 4,257 times in 2012.
In 2012, how many times were the fire trucks dispatched for fire or rescue emergencies?
The fire equipment was dispatched 1,201 times in 2012.
What is your daily (24 hour) staffing?
Currently, there are eleven (11) EMS Personnel/Firefighters on station 24-hours-per-day, divided between two stations. The full-time employees work 24-hour shifts. Most part-time employees work 12-hour shifts. All Employees have cross- trained to provide both EMS and fire response.
What is your paramedic ambulance staffing?
Two paramedics in an ambulance and 1 paramedic in a first responder vehicle.Residents will see a three (3) paramedic EMS response most of the time.
Why does a fire truck respond sometimes with the ambulance?
A fire truck may respond to some EMS details primarily to transport additional personnel needed to treat a serious medical condition or the lift the patient safely.
What time of day did the majority of EMS dispatches occur?
The ambulance was dispatched most often at around five o'clock in the evening.
How many paramedic ambulances are operated by STFD?
A total of four (4)
There are two paramedic ambulances at each of the two stations.
How many minutes does it take for both EMS and fire equipment to arrive on scene?
Six minutes is the average response time for both EMS and fire equipment. Keep in mind that it is an average. Depending on proximity to the fire stations, response may be quicker or slower. Traffic and weather conditions can also increase response time.