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.

Overview for 2016


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.
Type of Call
Number of Calls
Percentage of Total
Fire Calls
  205
  8.73%
Rescue Calls
  141
  6.01%
Medical Calls
1,615 68.78%
Hazard Calls
   34  1.44%
Public Assists
 103 4.39%
Carbon Monoxide
   23   .98%
Gas Leaks
   40 1.70%
Cancelled Calls
 187 7.96%
2016 Total Calls
2,348 100%