Test Your Mvfd Knowledge

8 Questions | Total Attempts: 43

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General Knowledge Quizzes & Trivia

How much do you know about the fire department that protects the residents and visitors of Mt. Vernon IL?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How many fire stations are there in the City of Mt. Vernon Illinois?
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      3

    • C. 

      4

    • D. 

      5

    • E. 

      6

  • 2. 
    How many firefighters are on duty at any given time?
    • A. 

      12 (although it can be as low as 10)

    • B. 

      15 (although it can be as low as 13)

    • C. 

      9 (although it can be as low as 8)

    • D. 

      5 (although it can be as low as 3)

  • 3. 
    True/False: The MVFD is the primary Advanced Life Support provider on EMS calls?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    In a medical emergency, who transports the patient from the scene to the hospital?
    • A. 

      MVFD

    • B. 

      The Mt. Vernon City Ambulance Service

    • C. 

      The Jefferson County Ambulance Service

    • D. 

      A privately owned company

  • 5. 
    How many fire engines/ladders does the MVFD have in service?
    • A. 

      8 w/ 2 in reserve, plus ARFF vehicle and HazMat vehicle

    • B. 

      6 w/ 2 in reserve, plus ARFF vehicle and HazMat vehicle

    • C. 

      4 w/ 1 in reserve, plus ARFF vehicle and HazMat vehicle

    • D. 

      9 w/ 3 in reserve, plus ARFF vehicle and HazMat vehicle

  • 6. 
    In what year was the first ORGANIZED fire department started in Mt. Vernon?
    • A. 

      1819

    • B. 

      1823

    • C. 

      1854

    • D. 

      1923

    • E. 

      1942

  • 7. 
    What was the name of the first organized fire department in Mt. Vernon?
    • A. 

      Mt. Vernon Fire Department

    • B. 

      Mt. Vernon Professional Fire Fighters

    • C. 

      Goshen Fire Company

    • D. 

      Phoenix Fire Company

  • 8. 
    Who is the current Fire Chief for the Mt. Vernon Fire Department?
    • A. 

      Kevin Sargent

    • B. 

      Jim Brown

    • C. 

      Ron Neibert

    • D. 

      Chris Hurst

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