Wakefield Fire Department - 2021 Statistical Report


Run Totals
Box Alarms401
Still Alarms3598
Total Runs3999
Alarm types and number
Medical emergency / motor vehicle accident responses2922
Alarm malfunctions / accidental alarm investigations448
Public assistance / public service responses159
Investigations of hazards, gas and smoke odors142
Mutual aid responses to other communities52
Water hazard emergency responses50
Appliance fires / emergencies / food on stove21
Heating system emergency responses15
Electrical fires / emergency responses37
Hazardous materials incident responses26
Carbon Monoxide detector investigations64
Structure / Building fires9
Brush and grass fires32
Motor vehicle fires3
Rubbish and dumpster fires1
Malicious false alarms12
Rescue responses (water rescue, elevator rescue)6
Mutual aid assistance received by Wakefield91

Multiple Alarm Fires in 2021

Equipment Used

1½" Hose950 feet
1¾" Hose3750 feet
2½" Hose1400 feet
3" Hose0 feet
4" Hose3150 feet
Ladders986 feet
Air Masks Used142 times
Salvage Covers Used3 time
Smoke Ejectors Used68 times
Fire Extinguishers Used15 times
Thermal Cameras Used93 times
Multi-gas Detectors Used234 times

Apparatus Responses

Engine 1 - 2017 1250 GPM Seagrave Pumper32915571886
Engine 2 - 2021 1250 GPM Seagrave Pumper3708331203
Engine 4 - 2000 1250 GPM Seagrave Pumper (reserve)103646
Engine 5 - 2006 1250 GPM Seagrave Pumper (reserve)89291
Ladder 1 - 2013 Seagrave 100' Aerial3689491317
Car 6 - 2011 Chevrolet Silverado Utility Truck43236
Car 3 – 2018 Chevrolet Tahoe 4WD Utility Vehicle3833358741

Additional Apparatus

Fire Prevention Report

Permits / Inspections 
Smoke Detector Certificates issued491
Oil Burner Permits issued110
Oil Storage Permitted (gallons)28,730
Propane Gas Storage Permits issued52
Flammable Liquid Storage Permits issued18
Sprinkler System Inspection/Test/Service Permits issued198
Fire Alarm System Inspection/Test/Service Permits issued309
Blasting / Fireworks Permits issued2
Fuel Tank Removal Permits issued138
In-service Fire Prevention Inspections conducted477
New Fire Protection System Installation Permits issued145
Open Air Burning Permits issued (Jan. - May)72
Final Fire Alarm Acceptance Tests77
Fire Prevention Inspections Related to State/Local Licensing74
Compliance Inspections conducted by Fire Prevention Officer221
Cutting/Welding Permits Issued17
Quarterly Inspections conducted(schools, hotels/lodging houses, nursing homes)79
Sets of Construction Plans Reviewed121
Fire Prevention Complaints Investigated12
Construction Site Visits117
Miscellaneous Permits issued0
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