In our first due we get around 10-15 a year. Mutual aid bumps up the number to around 20+. Although many of our mutual aid workers are farm related, (barn, machinery shed, etc.), so most of these are defensive on arrival. But, so far this year we haven't lost a building in our first due. So far so good.
I just looked back in the run book a couple of months ago and I counted 47 just for the turn that I work and only from my station. It’s been getting slow for us lately. Now on the south end of the city, they probably got about 100 per turn give or take a few. That’s working house fires.
we are in the same boat as most of you- 5-12 "good working jobs" a year. How many medicals and crashes do you respond to?? ours are 80% of the call volume, the rest is smells, bells, service calls, etc....
On my paid department we do about 8 to 10 structural fires a year on my volunteer department we do between 20 and 30 in a years time. I personally have responded to 12 structure fires in the last year.
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