Wyoming Fire Department Types

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) definition of department type is as follows:

Department Type Definition
Career All firefighters are career / paid firefighters
Mostly Career More than half of the firefighters are career / paid firefighters
Mostly Volunteer More than half of the firefighters are volunteer / un-paid firefighters
Volunteer All of the firefighters are volunteer / un-paid firefighters

The information below is based solely upon fire departments that have registered with the National Fire Service Registry. If you have not registered your fire department, please do so, it is free and contributes to a complete picture of the fire services. Check out some Quick Facts from the registry.

Department Type

NOTE: In the USFA National Fire Service Registry data for Wyoming there is 1 department NOT classified, and so NOT included in these statistics. Departments should register as Career, Mostly Career, Volunteer or Mostly Volunteer but we do not have it for this 1 department .

Departments Types of Wyoming

Percentages are intentionally rounded for simplicity not precision, so please use them as insights only.

County Career Mostly Career Mostly Volunteer Volunteer Total
Albany 14% 14% 71% 7
Big Horn 100% 5
Campbell 50% 25% 25% 4
Carbon 18% 82% 11
Converse 33% 67% 3
Crook 100% 5
Fremont 40% 60% 5
Goshen 100% 7
Hot Springs 100% 1
Johnson 33% 67% 3
Laramie 38% 12% 50% 8
Lincoln 25% 75% 4
Natrona 38% 12% 12% 38% 8
Niobrara 100% 1
Park 40% 60% 5
Platte 100% 6
Sheridan 14% 86% 7
Sublette 100% 1
Sweetwater 9% 36% 55% 11
Teton 33% 67% 3
Uinta 25% 75% 4
Washakie 50% 50% 2
Weston 33% 67% 3

Firefighter / Personnel Numbers of Wyoming

Here the personnel numbers by county for volunteer and career agencies within Wyoming.

Looking for NFIRS FDIDs?

Here are the fire department identifiers (FDIDs) for agencies within Wyoming. NFIRS FDIDs are required for submitting NFIRS reports with mutual aid or automatic aid with those departments.

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Last Updated on June 24, 2023