The Kalispell Fire Department responded to 2486 total calls for service in 2012. The Kalispell Fire Department has a complement of three Type 1 engines, two type 6 engines, one 105 foot ladder truck, three ambulances, one water tender and three administrative vehicles. Employees of the Kalispell Fire Department are trained in both fire and medical, providing Advanced Life Support (ALS) service to the local community with Firefighter/Paramedics. The employees of Kalispell Fire Department also provide the local community with fire prevention and education, technical rescue, and hazardous material response. The Kalispell Fire Department staffs two fire stations with a total of 29 Operations personnel. The Operations personnel work a 24 hour shift and staff three platoons.