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Fire:

 The City of Midland is served by the Midland Fire Department (MFD), which manages ten stations within the city, and an Aircraft Rescue Fire Fighting (ARFF) station at Midland International Air & Space Port (MAF). The MFD operates a fleet consisting of ten engines, two brush trucks, one Truck Company, two squads, two Hazmat trucks, eight ambulances, and three ARFF trucks. These various units play a crucial role in delivering fire protection, Hazmat response, vehicle extrication, technical rescue, swift water rescue, and emergency medical services (EMS) across the expansive 902 square miles of Midland County. The MFD is dedicated to promptly responding to over 20,000 calls annually, ensuring the safety and well-being of the citizens of Midland.

EMS:

 The Midland Fire Department (MFD) strategically deploys eight primary ambulances and one EMS Supervisor throughout the city. All these units are equipped as basic life support (BLS) with the added capability of functioning as mobile intensive care units (MICUs). Each ambulance is staffed by a certified paramedic, ensuring a high level of expertise in emergency medical care. As part of their training, every new MFD recruit is required to undergo medic school and attain paramedic certification, contributing to a well-trained and accredited crew on every ambulance.

 Midland Fire EMS crews handle over 21,000 patient interactions annually, addressing a wide spectrum of medical emergencies such as cardiac arrests, strokes, motor vehicle accidents, and various other urgent situations. This dedicated and highly skilled team plays a critical role in delivering prompt and effective medical assistance to the community.


ARFF:

 The Midland Fire Department operates the ARFF station at Midland International Air and Space Port (MAF). MAF is a Class C index airport with over 20 commercial flights a day, numerous general aviation flights, and military flights. Responding with 3 ARFF trucks, MFD's ARFF station has the capability to handle all potential aircraft emergencies and medical emergencies at the terminal. This response coverage allows the MAF to function as a full-service military fuel stop, accommodating everything from T-37s and rotary-wing aircraft to 117As and B-1Bs.