Fire and EMS Response Times
Fire & Emergency Medical Response Times

City role: significant
Percentage of response times meeting target.

The Fire Department instituted new targets for response times for fire suppression and emergency medical calls in urban, suburban and rural contexts. The target response times are six minutes for urban areas, eight minutes for suburban areas and 10 minutes for rural areas. Rural areas are those in Fire District 34, which is served by the Redmond Fire Department and is outside city limits. In 2015 responses met target response times as shown in the table below.

Percent of Responses Meeting Target Response Time (2015)
Urban Suburban Rural
Fire Suppression 86% 97% 97%
Emergency Medical Service 90% 95% 96%

Source: Fire Department

Updated March 2016

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