Nearly 5,000 Fire Calls for Q1 in Manchester

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Manchester Fire DepartmentSelected Statistics for Manchester Fire Department January – March 2014

Anyone keeping track knows our city’s fire crews are always busy. According to the latest data available on the Manchester Fire Department website, our firefighters responded to nearly 5,000 calls in the first quarter of 2014 resulting in more than $1 million in property damage. They are on track to exceed 2013 total calls and costs, which totaled 19,150 calls and about $3.1 million in damages.

First quarter stats:

  • Building Structure Fires: 45
  • Vehicle Fires: 8
  • Brush / Grass / Wildland Fires: 1
  • All Other Fires: 10
  • Total Fires for 2014: 64
  • Estimated property damage from fire loss: $1,054,512
  • Rescue and Emergency Medical Responses: 3,777
  • False Alarm Responses: 476
  • Hazmat Responses: 54
  • Hazardous Condition Responses: 51
  • Mutual Aid Response Given: 112
  • All Other Responses: 406
  • Total of All Incidents for 2014: 4,940
  • Malicious, Mischievous False Calls: 55
  • System Malfunctions: 188
  • Unintentional: 201
  • Other False Alarms: 32
  • Total False Alarm Responses: 476
  • Number of Firefighter injuries occurring in the line of duty: 5
  • Number of Firefighter deaths occurring in the line of duty: 0
  • Number of Civilian fire injuries occurring during 2013: 2
  • Number of Civilian fire deaths occurring during 2013: 0
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