Wakefield Fire Department - 2020 Statistical Report


Run Totals
Box Alarms416
Still Alarms3317
Total Runs3733
Alarm types and number
Medical emergency / motor vehicle accident responses2614
Alarm malfunctions / accidental alarm investigations443
Public assistance / public service responses119
Investigations of hazards, gas and smoke odors147
Mutual aid responses to other communities64
Water hazard emergency responses31
Appliance fires / emergencies / food on stove13
Heating system emergency responses9
Electrical fires / emergency responses98
Hazardous materials incident responses17
Carbon Monoxide detector investigations82
Structure / Building fires10
Brush and grass fires58
Motor vehicle fires8
Rubbish and dumpster fires3
Rescue responses (water rescue, elevator rescue)12
Mutual aid assistance received by Wakefield60

Multiple Alarm Fires in 2020

Equipment Used

1½" Hose3650 feet
1¾" Hose2800 feet
2½" Hose1900 feet
3" Hose500 feet
4" Hose5525 feet
Ladders958 feet
Air Masks Used101 times
Salvage Covers Used10 time
Smoke Ejectors Used28 times
Fire Extinguishers Used34 times
Thermal Cameras Used71 times
Multi-gas Detectors Used198 times

Apparatus Responses

Engine 1 - 2017 1250 GPM Seagrave Pumper38016762056
Engine 2 - 2000 1250 GPM Seagrave Pumper372618990
Engine 4 - 1996 1250 GPM Seagrave Pumper (reserve)2798125
Engine 5 - 2006 1250 GPM Seagrave Pumper (reserve)197291
Ladder 1 - 2013 Seagrave 100' Aerial3658721237
Car 6 - 2011 Chevrolet Silverado Utility Truck62843
Car 3 – 2018 Chevrolet Tahoe 4WD Utility Vehicle372380752

Additional Apparatus

Fire Prevention Report

Permits / Inspections 
Smoke Detector Certificates issued481
Oil Burner Permits issued99
Oil Storage Permitted (gallons)31,420
Propane Gas Storage Permits issued21
Flammable Liquid Storage Permits issued14
Sprinkler System Inspection/Test/Service Permits issued178
Fire Alarm System Inspection/Test/Service Permits issued373
Blasting / Fireworks Permits issued3
Fuel Tank Removal Permits issued103
In-service Fire Prevention Inspections conducted373
New Fire Protection System Installation Permits issued85
Open Air Burning Permits issued (Jan. - May)75
Final Fire Alarm Acceptance Tests86
Fire Prevention Inspections Related to State/Local Licensing102
Compliance Inspections conducted by Fire Prevention Officer124
Miscellaneous Permits issued6
Quarterly Inspections conducted(schools, hotels/lodging houses, nursing homes)30
Sets of Construction Plans Reviewed121
Fire Prevention Complaints Investigated12
Construction Site Visits117
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