Programs & Services
The Prescott Fire Department provides a high level of Fire Prevention, Fire Suppression and All-Hazard Response Services, to the residents of the City of Prescott and its surrounding communities.
The area that is protected by the PFD covers large portions of wildland and wildland/urban interface. The department strives to maintain a 3-6 minute response time to most areas within the City of Prescott on all emergencies.
The City of Prescott maintains an ISO rating of a 2 with 1 being the best. The average fire hydrant has a 1000-gallon per minute rating. The City has its own water supply for hydrants and Central Arizona Fire and Medical Authority supplies water tenders for the urban areas around the City.
The PFD has a very close working relationship with Central Arizona Fire and Medical Authority. This District is located in the Prescott Basin and border the City of Prescott. The Prescott National Forest surrounds the City of Prescott on 3 sides of our response areas. Our department has a very close working relationship with the Prescott National Forest Fire crews. Station 71 houses a Forest Service Type 3 engine manned with 4-7 personnel. The PFD has several engines specifically for wildland/urban interface fire suppression.