Wakefield Fire Department - 2017 Statistical Report


Run Totals
Box Alarms 404
Still Alarms3332
Total Runs3736
Alarm types and number
Medical emergency / motor vehicle accident responses2607
Alarm malfunctions / accidental alarm investigations416
Public assistance / public service responses147
Investigations of hazards, gas and smoke odors154
Mutual aid responses to other communities52
Water hazard emergency responses44
Appliance fires / emergencies / food on stove32
Heating system emergency responses18
Electrical fires / emergency responses49
Hazardous materials incident responses22
Carbon Monoxide detector investigations91
Structure / Building fires8
Brush and grass fires55
Motor vehicle fires9
Rubbish and dumpster fires5
Rescue responses (water rescue, elevator rescue)14
Mutual aid assistance received by Wakefield61

Multiple Alarm Fires in 2017

Equipment Used

1½" Hose1800 feet
1¾" Hose4760 feet
2½" Hose600 feet
3" Hose300 feet
4" Hose2000 feet
Ladders1504 feet
Air Masks Used96 times
Salvage Covers Used4 times
Smoke Ejectors Used63 times
Fire Extinguishers Used24 times
Thermal Cameras Used76 times
Multi-gas Detectors Used201 times


Engine 1 - 2017 1250 GPM Seagrave Pumper38419662350
Engine 2 - 2000 1250 GPM Seagrave Pumper3746731047
Engine 4 - 1996 1250 GPM Seagrave Pumper (reserve)31122153
Engine 5 - 2006 1250 GPM Seagrave Pumper (reserve)62935
Ladder 1 - 2013 Seagrave 100' Aerial378616994
Car 6 - 2011 Chevrolet Silverado Utility Truck435194
Car 2 - 2014 Ford Explorer 4WD Utility Vehicle370215585

Additional Apparatus

Fire Prevention Report

Permits / Inspections 
Smoke Detector Certificates issued338
Oil Burner Permits issued110
Oil Storage Permitted (gallons)32,895
Propane Gas Storage Permits issued32
Flammable Liquid Storage Permits issued5
Sprinkler System Inspection/Test/Service Permits issued111
Fire Alarm System Inspection/Test/Service Permits issued269
Blasting / Fireworks Permits issued2
Fuel Tank Removal Permits issued67
In-service Fire Prevention Inspections conducted597
New Fire Protection System Installation Permits issued103
Open Air Burning Permits issued (Jan. - May)77
Final Fire Alarm Acceptance Tests89
Tank Truck Inspections7
Fire Prevention Inspections Related to State/Local Licensing24
Compliance Inspections conducted by Fire Prevention Officer94
Miscellaneous Permits issued2
Quarterly Inspections conducted80
(schools, hotels/lodging houses, nursing homes)
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