ABSTRACT

Topical Fire Report Series, August 2018, Volume 19, Issue 5--Fire Department Overall Run Profile as Reported to the National Fire Incident Reporting System (2016)   [open pdf - 538KB]

"The findings from this issue of the Topical Fire Report Series include: [1] In 2016, fire departments responded to 25,693,300 incident calls that were reported to the National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS); [2] Almost two-thirds (64 percent) of the reported calls to fire departments required Emergency Medical Services (EMS) and rescue services; [3] Only 5 percent of all reported fire department runs were fire related; [4] In 2016, fire departments responded to more severe weather calls reported on Saturdays than any other day of the week; [5] About half (52 percent) of the reported calls were to residential properties; [6] Only 3 percent of these were fire related; [7] Approximately 9 percent of reported runs involved mutual or automatic aid."

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2018-08
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U.S. Fire Administration: https://www.usfa.fema.gov/
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Topical Fire Report Series (August 2018), Volume 19, Issue 5
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