Wakefield Fire Department - 2014 Statistical Report


Run Totals
Box Alarms 384
Still Alarms3115
Total Runs3499
Alarm types and number
Medical emergency / motor vehicle accident responses2381
Alarm malfunctions / accidental alarm investigations377
Public assistance / public service responses160
Investigations of hazards, gas and smoke odors136
Mutual aid responses to other communities62
Water hazard emergency responses94
Appliance fires / emergencies / food on stove19
Heating system emergency responses13
Electrical fires / emergency responses60
Hazardous materials incident responses29
Carbon Monoxide detector investigations83
Structure / Building fires14
Brush and grass fires39
Motor vehicle fires7
Rubbish and dumpster fires4
Malicious false alarms2
Rescue responses (water rescue, elevator rescue)19
Incidences of mutual aid assistance received31

Multiple Alarm Fires in 2014

Equipment Used

1½" Hose8450 feet
1¾" Hose2950 feet
2½" Hose200 feet
4" Hose3100 feet
Ladders899 feet
Air Masks Used47 times
Salvage Covers Used4 times
Smoke Ejectors Used49 times
Fire Extinguishers Used17 times
Thermal Cameras Used73 times
Multi-gas Detectors Used148 times


Engine 1 - 2006 Seagrave Pumper34117842125
Engine 2 - 2000 Seagrave Pumper313632945
Engine 4 - 1996 Seagrave Pumper (reserve)82204286
Ladder 1 - 1995 Seagrave 100' Aerial3566451001
Car 6 - 2011 Chevrolet Silverado Utility Truck113950
Car 2 - 2014 Ford Explorer 4WD Utility Vehicle364303667

Additional Apparatus

Fire Prevention Report

Permits / Inspections 
Smoke Detector Certificates issued429
Oil Burner Permits issued67
Oil Storage Permitted (gallons)29,130
Propane Gas Storage Permits issued13
Flammable Liquid Storage Permits issued5
Sprinkler System Inspection/Test/Service Permits issued102
Fire Alarm System Inspection/Test/Service Permits issued235
Blasting / Fireworks Permits issued3
Underground Fuel Tank Removal Permits issued59
In-service Fire Prevention Inspections conducted535
New Fire Protection System Installation Permits issued101
Open Air Burning Permits issued (Jan. - May)61
Final Fire Alarm Acceptance Tests77
Tank Truck Inspections31
Fire Prevention Inspections Related to State/Local Licensing44
Compliance Inspections conducted by Fire Prevention Officer140
Miscellaneous Permits issued0
Quarterly Inspections conducted78
(schools, hotels/lodging houses, nursing homes)
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