Did You Know??

Did you know that there are 837 fire/rescue departments/organizations in the State of Indiana that meet the requirements for membership in the IVFA?

Of those 837......

District Specific
(53) are located in District 6 (most), and (18) are located in District 2 (least)

Name Info
(79) Departments names begin with the letter "C" (most)
(78) Departments names begin with the letter "M" (2nd most)
(72) Departments names begin with the letter "S" (3rd most)
(1) Department name begins with the letter "Z" (Take pride Zionsville – your it!)
(0) Department names begin with the letter "X"

What's in a Name?
(137) Departments have the word "Township" in their name
(22) Departments have the word "New" in their name ~ (0) Departments have the word "Old"
(19) Departments have the word "Washington" in their name
(15) Departments have the word "Center" in their name
(14) Departments have the word "Jackson" in their name
(14) Departments have the word "Lake" in their name
(13) Departments have the word "Green" in their name
(12) Departments have the word "Liberty" in their name
(12) Departments have the word "Union" in their name
(12) Departments have the word "West" in their name

County Specific
(27) Departments are located in Lake County (most)
(19) Departments are located in Laporte County (2nd most)
(18) Departments are located in Vigo County (3rd most)
(2) Departments are located in Blackford, Ohio, and Union Counties (least)

Unusual
You would think that in Indiana, at least (1) department would have the word "Hoosier" in their name, but there are none!

The St. Meinrad Archabbey Volunteer Fire Department is located in a community of Benedictine Monks!

Aubbeenaubee (Volunteer Fire Department) name contains (8) vowels! Even Vanna White would have trouble dispatching that department at 2:00am!

There are (7) Washington Volunteer Fire Departments in the State. Good thing they don't work Mutual Aid together – that could be a communications nightmare!