The Morrisville Fire Rescue Department is a combination career/volunteer department that is comprised of 50 career employees and 16 volunteers that serve a population of over 24,000 in approximately 24 square miles of coverage area. The department operates out of three stations and is staffed by career personnel on two ladder trucks, one pumper, one heavy rescue, one squad, and a battalion chief SUV. Career staff works 24 hour rotating shifts across three different shifts. The department responded to over 2297 calls in 2016.
The department is divided into three functional areas: Fire Suppression, Fire Administration, and Fire Prevention. The fire suppression is staffed daily with one Battalion Chief, three Captains, one Lieutenant, four engineers, three master firefighters, and three firefighters. The Fire Chief and the department’s support services coordinator make up the fire administration while a Fire Marshall and two Deputy Fire Marshalls handle fire prevention, fire inspections, and planning reviews.
Currently the town’s ISO rating is a 3 within town limits and a 9 in the rural county district the department covers. The department has been a CFAI accredited agency since 2011.