Download Departments

Here you can download a comma-separated or tab-delimited text file of United States fire departments registered with the census.

Important Information about Fire Department Identification Numbers (FDIDs)

Please note that each state assigns FDIDs - not the U.S. Fire Administration - so it is possible for the same FDID number to exist in two or more states.

Download a State List

These files contain the following information: department id, department name, headquarters address, department mailing address, headquarters telephone number, headquarters fax number, county, department type, organization type, Web site address, number of stations, number of active firefighters, the number of non-firefighting personnel, and a flag indicating the department's status as primary emergency management department.

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Note: When importing this file into a spreadsheet/database application, the following fields require these formats to prevent leading zeros from being dropped:

FDID - text
HQ Zip - zip code
Mail Zip - zip code

Download the National List

These files contain the following information: department id, department name, headquarters address, department mailing address, headquarters telephone number, headquarters fax number, county, department type, organization type, Web site address, number of stations, number of active firefighters, the number of non-firefighting personnel, and a flag indicating the department's status as primary emergency management department.

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Note: When importing this file into a spreadsheet/database application, the following fields require these formats to prevent leading zeros from being dropped:

FDID - text
HQ Zip - zip code
Mail Zip - zip code

Download the Station List

This file includes address information of stations or independently incorporated fire companies for those registered departments that provided this information. Not all of the registered fire departments provide their station information.

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Note: When importing this file into a spreadsheet/database application, the following fields require these formats to prevent leading zeros from being dropped:

FDID - text
HQ Zip - zip code
Mail Zip - zip code