Wakefield Fire Department - 2010 Statistical Report


Run Totals
Box Alarms 472
Still Alarms2873
Total Runs3345
Alarm types and number
Medical emergency / motor vehicle accident responses2010
Alarm malfunctions / accidental alarm investigations434
Public assistance / public service responses143
Investigations of hazards, gas and smoke odors154
Mutual aid responses to other communities61
Water hazard emergency responses169
Appliance fires / emergencies / food on stove20
Heating system emergency responses28
Electrical fires / emergency responses72
Hazardous materials incident responses17
Carbon Monoxide detector investigations81
Structure / Building fires16
Brush and grass fires90
Motor vehicle fires9
Rubbish and dumpster fires5
Malicious false alarms8
Rescue responses (water rescue, elevator rescue)28
Incidences of mutual aid assistance received60

Multiple Alarm Fires

Equipment Used

1½" Hose10,100 feet
1¾" Hose8200 feet
2½" Hose1800 feet
4" Hose5035 feet
Ladders2011 feet
Air Masks Used112 times
Salvage Covers Used4 times
Smoke Ejectors Used36 times
Fire Extinguishers Used24 times


Engine 1 - 2006 Seagrave Pumper42416052029
Engine 2 - 2000 Seagrave Pumper4086421050
Engine 4 - 1996 Seagrave Pumper (reserve)55121176
Ladder 1 - 1995 Seagrave 100' Aerial429512941
Car 6 - 1998 Chevrolet Utility Truck28346329

Additional Apparatus

Fire Prevention Report

Permits / Inspections 
Smoke Detector Certificates issued282
Oil Burner Permits issued143
Oil Storage Permitted (gallons)40,050
Propane Gas Storage Permits issued18
Flammable Liquid Storage Permits issued12
Sprinkler System Inspection/Test/Service Permits issued152
Fire Alarm System Inspection/Test/Service Permits issued209
Blasting / Fireworks Permits issued1
Underground Fuel Tank Removal Permits issued51
Miscellaneous Permits issued7
New Fire Protection System Installation Permits issued97
Open Air Burning Permits issued (Jan. - May)222
In-service Fire Prevention Inspections conducted0
Quarterly Inspections conducted82
(schools, hotels/lodging houses, nursing homes)
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