The Gary Fire Department is divided up into three main divisions. The division of Fire Suppression & Rescue is the largest division in the department. It is the division that routinely interacts with the public. This division is divided into three turns (shifts) which staff 12 engines, 4 trucks, 1 squad and 1 tanker 24 hours per day, 365 days per year. The Division of Emergency Medical Services is the busiest division of the department responding to over 26,000 emergency calls per year. The supportive services divisions, as its name implies, supports daily operations in both the Fire Suppression and EMS divisions.