The Cleveland Fire Department is a public safety agency and maintains a communication center that coordinates responses to fire, police and medical emergencies. The department employs more than 95 full-time individuals and operates over five fire stations. It provides fire protection services for nearly 37,000 residents. The Cleveland Fire Department preserves and protects the lives and properties of residents. It also provides training and educational programs in general safety, emergency response and life saving techniques. The department operates suppression, fire prevention, training, and prefire and emergency management divisions. The Cleveland Fire Department conducts routine fire prevention inspections. It maintains a location in Cleveland.