Ames Fire Department

Ames, IA, 50010-5454

FDID: 85001
Weather Warning
Last Updated: Feb. 13, 2018, 12:25 a.m.
Structure Hazard Level Distribution by Travel Time
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Effective Response Force Coverage
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Community Risk Assessment

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Fire Risk
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Fire Spread Risk
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Death and Injury Risk
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Low: less than 25% of departments have an equal or smaller risk value.
Medium: 25-75% of departments have a smaller risk value.
High: over 75% of departments have an equal or smaller risk value.

Summary

Department Type
Career
NFPA Region
Midwest
FDID
85001
State
IA
Phone
(515) 239-5107
Fax
(515) 232-9932
IAFF
625

Structure Hazard Level Distribution

29,729 total structures protected

Description

The Ames Fire Department is a career department located in the Midwest NFPA region and headquartered in Ames, IA.

58,965

Protected Population

24.51mi²

Community Size

Annual Structure Fires

Annual structure fire counts for the Ames Fire Department based on the National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS).

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Station Name Address
Ames Fire Department Station 1 1300 Burnett Avenue
Ames Fire Department Station 2 132 Welch Avenue
Ames Fire Department Station 3 2400 South Duff Frontage Road

Safe Grades

Good: less than 25% of departments have an equal or better performance score.
Fair: 25-75% of departments have a better performance score.
Poor: over 75% of departments have an equal or better performance score.
Assessment of performance score based on the number of fires.
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Assessment of performance score based on fire spread risk.
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Assessment of performance score based on the risk of death and injury.
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