Statistical Data

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.

Monthly Statistics

Overview for 2017


The Fire Department responded to 2,280 calls for service in 2017, or an average of 6.25 calls per day. The "on duty shift" of 2 or 3 full-time firefighters responded to 2,191 of those calls, or 96.10%, with no requests for additional assistance. The part-time firefighters and off duty full-time personnel were paged 43 times, or 1.89% of the time for assistance in 2017, and off-duty personnel were called for "station staffing" 46 times, or 2.02% of the time because the on-duty shift was not available for other calls.
Type of Call
Number of Calls
Percentage of Total
Fire Calls
  221
  9.69%
Rescue Calls
  113
  4.96%
Medical Calls
1,546 67.81%
Hazard Calls
   35  1.54%
Public Assists
 110 4.82%
Carbon Monoxide
   17
  .75%
Gas Leaks
   33
1.44%
Cancelled Calls
 205 8.99%
2017 Total Calls
2,280 100%