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Maynard Fire Releases 2011 Year End Statistics

MAYNARD FIRE DEPARTMENT

2011 RUN STATISTICS

 

 

TOTAL RUNS FOR 2011-    1525

 

This includes 1354 Still and Box Alarms and 171 Inspections and Fire Drills

 

 

INCIDENTS BY CATEGORY (*- Includes mutual aid to other Communities)

 

FIRE & EXPLOSION INCIDENTS- 36

Building Fires-                                      8

Mutual Aid to Fire-                               5*

Mutual Aid Ladder Response-            1*

Cooking Fires, Food on Stove-            6

Chimney Fire-                                       4

Brush/Grass Fires-                              1

Fire, Other-                                           1

Vehicle Fire-                                         5

Oil Burner/Boiler malfunction-          4

Trash/Rubbish Fire-                           1

 

OVERPRESSURE, RUPTURE, EXCESSIVE HEAT- 0

RESCUE/EMS CALLS- 790

Ambulance Calls-                                745*

Motor Vehicle Accidents-                    39

MV/Pedestrian Accident-                     3

Assist Other EMS Crew-                        2

Search for Person on Land-                    1

HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS- 106

Investigations-                                         7

Gas/Oil Spills-                                         6

Natural Gas/Propane Leak-                 20

Electrical/Arcing/Shorted Equip.-       27*                                            

Carbon Monoxide Incidents-                18

Wires Down-                                           23

Chemical Spill/Leak, Toxic condition-  1

Building Weakened or Collapsed-         4

Toxic Condition, Other-                          1

 

SERVICE CALLS- 109

Medical Assist/Assist Disabled-         21

Line Box Response-                               2*

Water Problem/Leak/Removal-        23

Lock Outs-                                             24

Assist Police Dept.-                                 4

Assist Other Agency-                              2

Assist Public/Special Service-              13                                

Illegal Burning-                                      12

Mutual Aid-Cover other Station-          6*

Animal Problem or Rescue-                   2

 

GOOD INTENT CALLS- 118

Well Being Check, No Illness-           35

911 Hang-up, No injury/illness-         7

EMS Run, No Injury or Illness-        30

Smoke Scare, Odor of Smoke-           22*   

HazMat Investigation-No Release-     3

BBQ/Tar Kettle-                                     1

Good Intent, Other                               17

Dispatched and Canceled en route-      1

Vicinity Alarm-                                        1

 

FALSE ALARMS-  194

Fire Alarm Investigations, no fire-      166

Malicious False Alarms-                             3

Carbon Monoxide Alarm, No CO-          25

 

SEVERE WEATHER/ WEATHER EMERGENCY- 1

Windstorm/Tornado Assesment-            1*

 

SPECIAL INCIDENTS & INSPECTIONS- 171

Smoke Detector Certificates-             157

Oil Burner Inspections-                           2

LP Gas Inspections-                                 3

Citizen Complaints-                                  4

Residential Inspections, Other-              3

Tank Truck Inspection-                           3

Commercial System Inspections-           3

TOTAL-                          1525


OTHER STATISTICS

 

MUTUAL AID RUNS- 115

 Acton-             18  (16 EMS, 2 Fire, 2 Station Coverage)

Brimfield            1 (Windstorm/Tornado assistance as part of  D14- Task Force)

Concord-         30  (27 EMS, 5 Fire,  1 Station Coverage, 2 Line Box)

Stow-              39  (35 EMS, 3 Fire, 1 Station Coverage)

Sudbury-         27  (23 EMS, 1 Fire, 1 Station coverage, 1 Smoke Scare, 1 Arcing/Shorted Electrical equipment)

 

Average was 4.18 runs/day with an average response time of 3.75 minutes.  Average duration of an incident is 38 minutes.

Change in each category from 2010 was as follows:

Fires- Up 8%

EMS- Up 1%

Hazardous Conditions- Up 40%

Service Calls- Down 42% (2010 numbers inflated due to pump calls during flooding)

Good Intent Calls- no change

False Alarms- Up 6%

Inspections/Special Incidents- Down 14%

 

Statistics Compiled by Captain Patrick Sullivan, Maynard Fire Department