The South Hutchinson Fire Department response district covers approximately 2.5 Square miles with a population of 2,539. We provide fire protection, hazardous materials response, wild land firefighting, and First Responder EMS services for the community. We also protect several major employers in Reno County that are located in South Hutchinson. As of March 1, 2016, our Insurance Service Office (ISO) Public Protection Class (PPC) rating is 3.
Externally, SHFD provides extrication and rescue services though Automatic Aid Agreements with Reno County Fire District #8. SHFD has an automatic response agreement with Hutchinson Fire Department providing ladder service on all structural fires in South Hutchinson. We are also partners in a larger mutual aid system with the City of Hutchinson, and eight other Reno County Fire Districts as well as parts of Kingman, Harvey, and Rice Counties.
Our annual call volume for 2016 was 380 responses.
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