Wakefield Fire Department - 2006 Statistical Report


Run Totals
Box Alarms 530
Still Alarms2372
Total Runs2902
Alarm types and number
Medical emergency / motor vehicle accident responses1673
Alarm malfunctions / accidental alarm investigations392
Public assistance / public service responses154
Investigations of hazards, gas and smoke odors117
Mutual aid responses to other communities80
Water hazard emergency responses60*
Appliance fires / emergencies / food on stove59
Heating system emergency responses42
Electrical fires / emergency responses61
Hazardous materials incident responses38
Carbon Monoxide detector investigations86
Structure / Building fires30
Brush and grass fires35
Motor vehicle fires21
Rubbish and dumpster fires22
Malicious false alarms10
Rescue responses (water rescue, elevator rescue)22
Incidences of mutual aid assistance received35

* Does not include 300+ water related emergency responses in May, 2006

Multiple Alarm Fires

Equipment Used

1½" Hose3000 feet
1¾" Hose6200 feet
2½" Hose2200 feet
4" Hose3025 feet
Ladders1819 feet
Air Masks Used101 times
Salvage Covers Used2 times
Smoke Ejectors Used32 times
Fire Extinguishers Used23 times


Engine 1 - 1996 Seagrave Pumper40014031803
Engine 2 - 2000 Seagrave Pumper4685391007
Engine 4 - 1986 Mack/Pirsch Pumper (reserve)369
Ladder 1 - 1995 Seagrave 100' Aerial417478895
Car 6 - 1998 Chevrolet Utility Truck47226273

Additional Apparatus

Fire Prevention Report

Permits / Inspections 
Smoke Detector Certificates issued427
Oil Burner Permits issued176
Oil Storage Permitted (gallons)49,007
Propane Gas Storage Permits issued21
Flammable Liquid Storage Permits issued28
Sprinkler System Inspection/Test/Service Permits issued94
Fire Alarm System Inspection/Test/Service Permits issued168
Blasting / Fireworks Permits issued17
Underground Fuel Tank Removal Permits issued33
Cutting / Welding / Torch Permits issued8
New Fire Protection System Installation Permits issued107
Open Air Burning Permits issued (Jan. - May)202
In-service Fire Prevention Inspections conducted503
Quarterly Inspections conducted99
(schools, hotels/lodging houses, nursing homes)
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