Paradise Fire Station No. 8 has marked one full year of operation in the Town. Since opening its doors in August 2016, it has responded to 394 calls in the service area and the average response time is 4:38. Prior to the dedicated fire station, 254 calls were responded to in the Paradise area and the average response time was 8:35.
"Paradise Fire Station No.8 has been a great addition to our Town and these statistics show the benefits of having dedicated fire and emergency services for our residents," said Mayor Dan Bobbett. "The St. John's Regional Fire Department is a strong community partner to our Town and we enjoy working with the team at Paradise No. 8."
Located at 1565 Topsail Road, Paradise Fire Station No. 8 is equipped with Engine 8 and Tanker 8, and a staff complement of 17 firefighters.