The monthly statistics show a breakdown of the types of incidents the Faribault Fire Department responded to. The Incident Totals and Call Backs spreadsheet provides statistics on all of the incidents combined, including calls where additional firefighters were paged for assistance. The City and Rural Calls spreadsheet provides a statistical breakdown of city vs. rural area incidents. The Fire Incidents spreadsheet provides statistics on fire incidents, mutual aid incidents, and the total $ loss of city and rural fires.
The Fire Department responded to 2,348 calls for service in 2016, or an average of 6.43 calls per day. The "on duty shift" of 2 or 3 full-time firefighters responded to 2,294 of those calls, or 97.7%, with no requests for additional assistance. The part-time firefighters and off duty full-time personnel were paged 35 times, or 1.49% of the time for assistance in 2016, and off-duty personnel were called for "station staffing" 19 times, or .81% of the time because the on-duty shift was not available for other calls.