In 2017 the Missoula Fire Department (MFD) responded to 8650 calls for service. That equates to 23.7 calls per day. Since 2001, we have more than doubled our call volume, making Missoula the second busiest Fire Department in the state.
67% of the 2017 calls were for medical assistance and rescue while fire responses, hazardous materials response, false alarms and a variety of other calls made up the difference.
2018 is on pace to have significantly more calls with daily call averages over 27 calls per day.