PBF RESPONSE STATISTICS

Response Statistics

Deployment

The City of Pittsburgh is geographically divided into four (4) Battalions, which includes 30 Stations housing 34 Engine Companies, 3 Quint Companies, 11 Truck Companies, and a Mobile Air Compressor Unit. The Bureau of Fire now encompasses the Borough of Wilkinsburg.

Unit Minimum Staffing

  • Engine Companies - Lieutenant, 3 Firefighters
  • Quint Companies - Lieutenant, 3 Firefighters
  • Truck Companies - Captain, 3 Firefighters
  • Mobile Air Compressor - Captain, Firefighter

Minimum Shift Staffing

  • 1 Deputy Chief
  • 4 Battalion Chiefs
  • 12 Captains
  • 28 Lieutenants
  • 115 Firefighters
  • 163 Minimum On-Duty Strength

Work Schedule

24 Hours On Duty - 72 Hours Off Duty