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Wakefield Fire Department - 2005 Statistical Report

Incidents

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

EquipmentUsage
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

Apparatus

UnitBoxesStillsTotal
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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