Operations are performed out of 2 stations, one located in Fairplay and the other in Alma. From these stations, two Type 1 engines (E41, E42), two tactical water tenders (T41, T42), two standard water tenders (T43, one provided by CSFS), three Type 6 wildland engines (B41, B42, B43), a ladder truck (Ladder 42), and a Haz-Mat unit respond to the needs of the district.
The district has volunteers and paid staff, with the volunteer firefighters playing a major role in response. The career staffing augments this effort by assuring a minimum of two person crew to respond at all times.
Fire Protection Insurance Rating (ISO)
The North-West Fire Protection District insurance (ISO) rating is ten (10) except the towns of Fairplay and Alma are rated a three (3) within five (5) road miles of either Fairplay or Alma station. Everything else is a class one (1).