Wakefield Fire Department - 2011 Statistical Report


Run Totals
Box Alarms 453
Still Alarms2808
Total Runs3261
Alarm types and number
Medical emergency / motor vehicle accident responses2068
Alarm malfunctions / accidental alarm investigations419
Public assistance / public service responses149
Investigations of hazards, gas and smoke odors137
Mutual aid responses to other communities61
Water hazard emergency responses54
Appliance fires / emergencies / food on stove14
Heating system emergency responses26
Electrical fires / emergency responses96
Hazardous materials incident responses14
Carbon Monoxide detector investigations108
Structure / Building fires13
Brush and grass fires49
Motor vehicle fires10
Rubbish and dumpster fires7
Malicious false alarms17
Rescue responses (water rescue, elevator rescue)19
Incidences of mutual aid assistance received30

Multiple Alarm Fires in 2011


Equipment Used

1½" Hose1050 feet
1¾" Hose4300 feet
2½" Hose400 feet
4" Hose875 feet
Ladders1510 feet
Air Masks Used99 times
Salvage Covers Used7 times
Smoke Ejectors Used50 times
Fire Extinguishers Used28 times


Engine 1 - 2006 Seagrave Pumper39715231920
Engine 2 - 2000 Seagrave Pumper4086621070
Engine 4 - 1996 Seagrave Pumper (reserve)72156228
Ladder 1 - 1995 Seagrave 100' Aerial400452852
Car 6 - 2011 Chevrolet Silverado Utility Truck76253329

Additional Apparatus

Fire Prevention Report

Permits / Inspections 
Smoke Detector Certificates issued273
Oil Burner Permits issued118
Oil Storage Permitted (gallons)34,569
Propane Gas Storage Permits issued18
Flammable Liquid Storage Permits issued4
Sprinkler System Inspection/Test/Service Permits issued169
Fire Alarm System Inspection/Test/Service Permits issued265
Blasting / Fireworks Permits issued6
Underground Fuel Tank Removal Permits issued41
Miscellaneous Permits issued2
New Fire Protection System Installation Permits issued76
Open Air Burning Permits issued (Jan. - May)147
In-service Fire Prevention Inspections conducted0
Quarterly Inspections conducted55
(schools, hotels/lodging houses, nursing homes)
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