The department has 9 pieces of apparatus and 2 stations that are used to provide fire protection to the citizens of Fairmount Township and Basehor. They protect over 40 miles square miles, provide auto-aid to neighboring departments, and mutual-aid when called upon. FTFD has grown to over 25 active members. The department has volunteer, full-time and part-time Firefighters. At least 2 of these paid firefighters are on duty 24 hours a day, 365 days a years.