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Wakefield Fire Department - 2004 Statistical Report

Incidents

Run Totals
Box Alarms 464
Still Alarms2170
Total Runs2634
Alarm types and number
Medical emergency / motor vehicle accident responses1540
Alarm malfunctions / accidental alarm investigations337
Public assistance / public service responses130
Investigations of hazards, gas and smoke odors118
Mutual aid responses to other communities70
Water hazard emergency responses102
Appliance fires / emergencies / food on stove39
Heating system emergency responses57
Electrical fires / emergency responses43
Hazardous materials incident responses44
Carbon Monoxide detector investigations33
Structure / Building fires25
Brush and grass fires32
Motor vehicle fires20
Rubbish and dumpster fires25
Malicious false alarms13
Rescue responses (water rescue, elevator rescue)6
Incidences of mutual aid assistance received28

Equipment Used

EquipmentUsage
1½" Hose3,700 feet
1¾" Hose3,800 feet
2½" Hose750 feet
4" Hose800 feet
Ladders1,260 feet
Air Masks Used38 times
Salvage Covers Used2 times
Smoke Ejectors Used25 times
Fire Extinguishers Used15 times

Apparatus

UnitBoxesStillsTotal
Engine 1 - 1996 Seagrave Pumper3861,3811,767
Engine 2 - 2000 Seagrave Pumper432440872
Engine 4 - 1986 Mack/Pirsch Pumper (reserve)224
Ladder 1 - 1995 Seagrave 100' Aerial360360720
Car 6 - 1998 Chevrolet Utility Truck27206233

Additional Apparatus

Fire Prevention Report

Permits / Inspections 
Smoke Detector Certificates issued478
Oil Burner Permits issued184
Oil Storage Permitted (gallons)53,225
Propane Gas Storage Permits issued25
Flammable Liquid Storage Permits issued2
Sprinkler System Inspection/Test/Service Permits issued100
Fire Alarm System Inspection/Test/Service Permits issued188
Blasting Permits issued5
Underground Fuel Tank Removal Permits issued50
Cutting / Welding / Torch Permits issued3
New Fire Protection System Installation Permits issued113
Open Air Burning Permits issued (Jan. - May)143
In-service Fire Prevention Inspections conducted535
Quarterly Inspections conducted99
(schools, hotels/lodging houses, nursing homes)
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