The fire service is broken up into two divisions: paid career firefighters and volunteer firefighters. There were approximately 1,056,200 firefighters in the United States in 2017, according to the National Fire Protection Association. Approximately 373,600 career firefighters and 682,600 volunteer firefighters work for public fire departments. These employment totals do not include state or federal government firefighters or private fire brigades.
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