Wakefield Fire Department - 2005 Statistical Report


Run Totals
Box Alarms 449
Still Alarms2366
Total Runs2815
Alarm types and number
Medical emergency / motor vehicle accident responses1723
Alarm malfunctions / accidental alarm investigations321
Public assistance / public service responses119
Investigations of hazards, gas and smoke odors125
Mutual aid responses to other communities75
Water hazard emergency responses62
Appliance fires / emergencies / food on stove51
Heating system emergency responses40
Electrical fires / emergency responses74
Hazardous materials incident responses42
Carbon Monoxide detector investigations40
Structure / Building fires27
Brush and grass fires44
Motor vehicle fires20
Rubbish and dumpster fires21
Malicious false alarms15
Rescue responses (water rescue, elevator rescue)16
Incidences of mutual aid assistance received38

Equipment Used

1½" Hose5,150 feet
1¾" Hose7,300 feet
2½" Hose700 feet
4" Hose3,825 feet
Ladders1,184 feet
Air Masks Used93 times
Salvage Covers Used3 times
Smoke Ejectors Used40 times
Fire Extinguishers Used10 times


Engine 1 - 1996 Seagrave Pumper3511,5261,877
Engine 2 - 2000 Seagrave Pumper429450879
Engine 4 - 1986 Mack/Pirsch Pumper (reserve)448
Ladder 1 - 1995 Seagrave 100' Aerial3453408753
Car 6 - 1998 Chevrolet Utility Truck31169200

Additional Apparatus

Fire Prevention Report

Permits / Inspections 
Smoke Detector Certificates issued416
Oil Burner Permits issued194
Oil Storage Permitted (gallons)65,123
Propane Gas Storage Permits issued24
Flammable Liquid Storage Permits issued4
Sprinkler System Inspection/Test/Service Permits issued86
Fire Alarm System Inspection/Test/Service Permits issued152
Blasting / Fireworks Permits issued13
Underground Fuel Tank Removal Permits issued27
Cutting / Welding / Torch Permits issued10
New Fire Protection System Installation Permits issued122
Open Air Burning Permits issued (Jan. - May)185
In-service Fire Prevention Inspections conducted503
Quarterly Inspections conducted99
(schools, hotels/lodging houses, nursing homes)
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