The Norman Fire Department provides fire, rescue, medical, and hazardous materials response services for the City of Norman. The city limits encompass 195 square miles of Cleveland County, serving a population of approximately 120,000.
Norman maintains nine fire stations, a fire administration building, a training center, and employs approximately 163 people. The NFD regularly staffs nine engine companies, one truck company, one heavy rescue unit, and one regional hazardous materials unit. Each station is also equipped with a brushpumper that is cross-manned by the engine company.
Within the boundaries of Norman are the University of Oklahoma, Lake Thunderbird, and multiple business and housing districts. Norman is bisected by I-35 and a major railroad line.