Wakefield Fire Department - 2019 Statistical Report


Run Totals
Box Alarms 461
Still Alarms3541
Total Runs4002
Alarm types and number
Medical emergency / motor vehicle accident responses2827
Alarm malfunctions / accidental alarm investigations529
Public assistance / public service responses141
Investigations of hazards, gas and smoke odors138
Mutual aid responses to other communities58
Water hazard emergency responses47
Appliance fires / emergencies / food on stove21
Heating system emergency responses9
Electrical fires / emergency responses44
Hazardous materials incident responses17
Carbon Monoxide detector investigations79
Structure / Building fires7
Brush and grass fires47
Motor vehicle fires11
Rubbish and dumpster fires0
Rescue responses (water rescue, elevator rescue)22
Mutual aid assistance received by Wakefield52

Multiple Alarm Fires in 2018

Equipment Used

1½" Hose500 feet
1¾" Hose3480 feet
2½" Hose200 feet
3" Hose0 feet
4" Hose775 feet
Ladders418 feet
Air Masks Used53 times
Salvage Covers Used7 time
Smoke Ejectors Used51 times
Fire Extinguishers Used39 times
Thermal Cameras Used92 times
Multi-gas Detectors Used204 times

Apparatus Responses

Engine 1 - 2017 1250 GPM Seagrave Pumper41319352348
Engine 2 - 2000 1250 GPM Seagrave Pumper2805551166
Engine 4 - 1996 1250 GPM Seagrave Pumper (reserve)265783
Engine 5 - 2006 1250 GPM Seagrave Pumper (reserve)65225290
Ladder 1 - 2013 Seagrave 100' Aerial4126721084
Car 6 - 2011 Chevrolet Silverado Utility Truck154358
Car 2 - 2014 Ford Explorer 4WD Utility Vehicle436267703

Additional Apparatus

Fire Prevention Report

Permits / Inspections 
Smoke Detector Certificates issued510
Oil Burner Permits issued102
Oil Storage Permitted (gallons)28,004
Propane Gas Storage Permits issued22
Flammable Liquid Storage Permits issued7
Sprinkler System Inspection/Test/Service Permits issued188
Fire Alarm System Inspection/Test/Service Permits issued348
Blasting / Fireworks Permits issued1
Fuel Tank Removal Permits issued87
In-service Fire Prevention Inspections conducted583
New Fire Protection System Installation Permits issued130
Open Air Burning Permits issued (Jan. - May)75
Final Fire Alarm Acceptance Tests118
Tank Truck Inspections7
Fire Prevention Inspections Related to State/Local Licensing66
Compliance Inspections conducted by Fire Prevention Officer737
Miscellaneous Permits issued5
Quarterly Inspections conducted83
(schools, hotels/lodging houses, nursing homes)
Fire Prevention Complaints Investigated12
Construction Site Visits112
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