Honesdale Fire Department

Annual Value to the Community

 

Below is a rough estimate of the annual cost of operating the Honesdale Fire Department in it's present form if it were to become a fully paid department. Costs do includes company officers but does not account for extra salary, and does not include any administrative support which would be needed in addition to the Chief and Deputy. For the year 2006 it is presently estimated that the department will respond to in excess of 450 calls for assistance.

What Does It All Cost
Hose Company No 1 Life Yearly
Apparatus 12 years $350,000.00 $29,166.67
Equipment 12 years $200,000.00 $16,666.67
Station 20 Years $500,000.00 $25,000.00
Personnel Salary and Benefits $40,000.00 Year
Personnel Needed 25 $1,000,000.00 Year $1,000,000.00
Alert No 2 Life Yearly
Apparatus 12 years $500,000.00 $41,666.67
Equipment 12 years $200,000.00 $16,666.67
Station 20 Years $500,000.00 $25,000.00
Personnel Salary and Benefits $40,000.00 Year
Personnel Needed 25 $1,000,000.00 Year $1,000,000.00
Engine 3 Life Yearly
Apparatus 12 years $500,000.00 $41,666.67
Equipment 12 years $200,000.00 $16,666.67
Station 20 Years $500,000.00 $25,000.00
Personnel Salary and Benefits $40,000.00 Year
Personnel Needed 25 $1,000,000.00 Year $1,000,000.00
Texas 4 Life Yearly
Apparatus 12 years $1,100,000.00 $91,666.67
Equipment 12 years $200,000.00 $16,666.67
Station 20 Years $500,000.00 $25,000.00
Personnel Salary and Benefits $40,000.00 Year
Personnel Needed 25 $1,000,000.00 Year $1,000,000.00
Rescue 7 Life Yearly
Apparatus 15 years $250,000.00 $20,833.33
Equipment 12 years $200,000.00 $16,666.67
Personnel Salary and Benefits $40,000.00 Year
Personnel Needed 8 $320,000.00 Year $320,000.00
Tanker 6 Life Yearly
Apparatus 15 years $200,000.00 $16,666.67
Equipment 12 years $50,000.00 $4,166.67
Personnel Salary and Benefits $40,000.00 Year
Personnel Needed 5 $200,000.00 Year $200,000.00
Fire Police Life Yearly
Equipment 12 years $30,000.00 $2,500.00
Personnel Salary and Benefits $40,000.00 Year
Personnel Needed 10 $400,000.00 Year $400,000.00
Chief $60,000.00
Deputy $50,000.00
Annual Value $5,461,666.67

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