Stats

Area Served: 562.65 square miles
Area Make-Up: Suburban, industrial, rural and agricultural
Population Served: 79,824
Governing Body: Elected Board of Directors (6)
Calls Per Year: 7834 (2016)
Type of Service: Emergency & Non-Emergency
Ambulances: 12 ALS
Facilities 5 Permanent Base Stations
EMS Dispatching Cox EMS Dispatch – Springfield Missouri
Service Area: All but the Western portion of Christian County
Unique Characteristics of area: -County is rectangle in shape with a “panhandle” for the
western portion of the county.
-Has been defined as one of the fastest growing counties
in the state of Missouri.
-Major highway thoroughfare to Branson & Arkansas.
-Severe storms, flooding, periods of bitter cold and sweltering
heat are common.
-Located near the New Madrid earthquake fault.

Year Total Call Volume
2002 4137
2003 3915
2004 4194
2005 4578
2006 4980
2007 5361
2008 5211
2009 5469
2010 5712
2011 6066
2012 6879
2013 7284
2014 7382
2015 7653