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Omaha Fire Department

The Omaha Fire Department (OFD) is made up of 24 fire stations overseen by 7 battalion chiefs. OFD has 24 engine companies, 9 truck companies, 15 ALS (advanced life support) ambulances, 2 heavy rescue/hazmat, and 2 water tenders. OFD also has several various support apparatus such as SCBA air bottle truck (LA30), rescue boats, jet skis, mobile command post, etc. 

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Battalion 1

Station 1: 1516 Jackson Street (HQ with administrative offices)

  • Battalion Chief 1

  • Engine 1 

  • Truck 1

  • Medic 1 

  • Medic 2

  • Engine 201-Brush Truck

  • Fire Boat 1 


Station 3: 3126 S 16th Street

  • Engine 3

  • Medic 3


Station 5: 2209 Florence Blvd.

  • Engine 5

  • Medic 5

  • Rescue 5

OFD Transport Codes

Code 1

"Fair Condition" 

Minimal injury/disease

patient transported for exam

Code 3 STEMI

"Critical Condition"

Patient has been identified as having ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI alert).  STEMI patients will be transported with lights and sirens to a hospital with cardiac catheterization lab capabilities.

Code 99 TCC

Cardiopulmonary arrest with resuscitation in progress from traumatic injuries.

*Lights and Sirens*

Code 2

"Serious Condition"

Obvious injury but not a serious injury; needs medical attention

Code 3 TCC

TCC = "Trauma Center Candidate"

Patient has actual or potential life threatening injuries

*Lights and Sirens*

Code 4

Patient is deceased

Code 2 TCC

TCC = "Trauma Center Candidate"

Patient has obvious trauma but isn't life threatening; enough signs, symptoms or mechanism of injury (MOI) to warrant a trauma center

Code 3 Stroke

"Critical Condition"

Patient has been identified as having a stroke (stroke alert).  All stroke patients will be transported with lights and sirens to a hospital with stroke care capabilities.

Code 5

Used for "Sudden Infant Death" but to transport the patient for the family. Has been used when language barriers exist.


*Lights and Sirens*

Code 3

"Critical Condition"

Serious and/or life threatening injury/illness; needs immediate medical attention.

*Lights and Sirens*

Code 99

Cardiopulmonary arrest with resuscitation in progress.  

*Lights and Sirens*

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