This is a geographic database of Fire and Emergency Services facilities in the Alamo Area Council of Governments Region (Atascosa, Bandera, Bexar, Comal, Frio, Gillespie, Guadalupe, Karnes, Kendall, Kerr, Medina, and Wilson Counties, TX, US).Fire and Emergency Services - federal, state, and local facilities and assets used by trained personnel in fire suppression, fire prevention, hazardous materials (HAZMAT) control, emergency rescue, building code enforcement, and public fire safety education. Includes assets used to respond to chemical/biological/radiological incidents. Includes Fire and Emergency Services Operational Facilities, Fire and Emergency Services Administrative Office/Headquarters, Fire and Emergency Services Investigation Laboratories, Fire and Emergency Services Communication Facilities, Fire Training Facilities.Fire and Emergency Services Operational Facilities - local facilities, to include fire stations, used for day-to-day operations and staffed by response personnel. Includes vehicle bays for fire apparatus and crew sleeping quarters.Fire and Emergency Services Administrative Office/Headquarters - central offices where fire and hazardous materials (HAZMAT) activities are managed in a given jurisdiction. Note: In many communities these offices are located in a fire station.Fire and Emergency Services Investigation Laboratories - facilities equipped to conduct forensic investigations on fires.Fire and Emergency Services Communication Facilities - facilities where communication equipment (e.g., radios, transmitter and repeater towers, communication centers) is used or stored by law enforcement. Note: This equipment is frequently shared with other emergency response organizations and government public service agencies.Fire Training Facilities - facilities used for fire and hazardous material (HAZMAT) training. Includes fire academies and training sites.
© For Bexar County: The data was acquired from the City of San Antonio Fire Department and open sources. Last updated: 08/02/2012.
For 11 AACOG Counties: the data was acquired from Homeland Infrastructure Foundation-Level Data (HIFLD) Working Group (Homeland Security Infrastructure Protection (HSIP) Gold 2011 data. Publication date: 05/15/2012.
Original data was geocoded (if needed) and adjusted to aerial imagery.
Attribute data format was modified to follow the U.S. DHS Infrastructure Data Taxonomy Version 4, June 2011.
This layer is sourced from qagis.sanantonio.gov.