About the department.......
Above is: Rescue-Pumper 36 is
a 1999 Freightliner FL80 built by Emergency One. In addition to being a
fully equipped Paramedic Rescue, it has limited firefighting capabilities.
The rig has a 250 gallon per minute pump and carries 300 gallons of water
and a small amount of foam.
Number of alarms:
Palm Beach County Fire and Rescue serves
a population of 600,000. It covers 550 square miles operating
on a budget of $140 million.
The department is staffed by 1100 personnel.
Presently there are 39 fire stations with three under construction.