Four fire stations in Washington, D.C. are among the 13 busiest in the entire U.S., according to the 2018 National Run Survey.
D.C.’s Fire Station 30 in Northeast was reportedly extra busy, as it responded to 22,319 incidents last year, which was recorded as the fourth most calls in the country.
Speaking to WTOP, Vito Maggiolo, a spokesman for D.C. Fire and EMS, explained that a majority of those were medical calls.
The station is located several blocks from the Benning Road Metro station. It contains Engine 30, Truck 17 and Ambulance 30.
“We’re really proud of the members of the D.C. Fire and EMS Department who run these amazing number of calls on a daily basis, and provide the kind of service that they do to the citizens,” Maggiolo said.
D.C.’s Ambulance 6 in Shaw was the fifth busiest ambulance in the nation last year, the survey revealed.
Los Angeles, Baltimore, Nashville and Baltimore ranked higher on the list with their fire stations.
Los Angeles’ Station 9 topped the list with 35,518 calls answered, Baltimore’s Steadman ranked second (30,059) and Nashville’s Station 9 came third with 24,877 responses.