Poulsbo Fire is staffed with professionally trained
career firefighters. Career personnel are assigned to one of
shifts (A, B, or C) working traditional Detroit schedule of
24 hours on duty followed by 48 hours off duty. Each shift is assigned; one battalion chief, one captain, two lieutenants, three firefighter/paramedics, and five firefighter/emergency medical technicians.
Full-time staffing occurs at headquarters Station 71 and Station 77. Flex staffing occurs at Station 72. Station 73 is staffed by volunteers. There are also several active volunteer firefighters with the Department who are assigned to the fire station nearest their home.
For the story of how Poulsbo Fire Department evolved over the years from informal agreements among the local residents into the modern, well-trained department of today, click here history