The Cincinnati FIre Department

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About The Cincinnati FIre Department

The Cincinnati Fire Department was organized in 1853 and is the nation's oldest fully paid professional fire department, which is why we are proud to be 'First in the Nation.' The CFD continues to seek new methods and ideas to improve and increase the level of services provided to the citizens of this community. It will continue to provide its hallmark prompt, courteous and professional service that is consistent with the CFD's tradition and the City of Cincinnati's high standards.

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Why Work at the Company?

The Cincinnati Fire Department embodies all the core values of our veterans. As a paramilitary organization, the CFD provides a sense of purpose and community service along with a rank structure, chain of command, uniform discipline and a sense of brotherhood. We operate 26 fire stations strategically situated throughout the city, housing 26 Engine companies; 12 Truck (Ladder) companies; 2 Heavy Rescue units; and 12 Medic Units (Advanced Life Support Transport units). The CFD also provides response coverage to 25 miles of Ohio River shoreline. The department has a large number of firefighters who are still involved with the National Guard and Reserve. Working with the Cincinnati Police Department, the CFD is striving to become a national leader in veteran support and outreach programs.

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