Wakefield Fire Department - 2007 Statistical Report


Run Totals
Box Alarms 461
Still Alarms2070
Total Runs2531
Alarm types and number
Medical emergency / motor vehicle accident responses1433
Alarm malfunctions / accidental alarm investigations335
Public assistance / public service responses142
Investigations of hazards, gas and smoke odors88
Mutual aid responses to other communities54
Water hazard emergency responses62
Appliance fires / emergencies / food on stove70
Heating system emergency responses38
Electrical fires / emergency responses43
Hazardous materials incident responses29
Carbon Monoxide detector investigations91
Structure / Building fires19
Brush and grass fires49
Motor vehicle fires23
Rubbish and dumpster fires19
Malicious false alarms15
Rescue responses (water rescue, elevator rescue)21
Incidences of mutual aid assistance received14

Multiple Alarm Fires

Equipment Used

1½" Hose2750 feet
1¾" Hose5500 feet
2½" Hose1050 feet
4" Hose1025 feet
Ladders937 feet
Air Masks Used66 times
Salvage Covers Used2 times
Smoke Ejectors Used29 times
Fire Extinguishers Used18 times


Engine 1 - 2006 Seagrave Pumper39412181612
Engine 2 - 2000 Seagrave Pumper428468896
Engine 4 - 1996 Seagrave Pumper (reserve)369
Ladder 1 - 1995 Seagrave 100' Aerial389445834
Car 6 - 1998 Chevrolet Utility Truck26184210

Additional Apparatus

Fire Prevention Report

Permits / Inspections 
Smoke Detector Certificates issued389
Oil Burner Permits issued165
Oil Storage Permitted (gallons)53,906
Propane Gas Storage Permits issued15
Flammable Liquid Storage Permits issued4
Sprinkler System Inspection/Test/Service Permits issued82
Fire Alarm System Inspection/Test/Service Permits issued180
Blasting / Fireworks Permits issued9
Underground Fuel Tank Removal Permits issued26
Miscellaneous Permits issued23
New Fire Protection System Installation Permits issued96
Open Air Burning Permits issued (Jan. - May)186
In-service Fire Prevention Inspections conducted510
Quarterly Inspections conducted92
(schools, hotels/lodging houses, nursing homes)
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