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 2020


The Fire Department responded to 2,543 calls for service in 2020, or an average of 6.97 calls per day. The "on duty shift" of 2 or 3 full-time firefighters responded to 2,503 of those calls, or 98.4%, with no requests for additional assistance. The part-time firefighters and off duty full-time personnel were paged 15 times, or .5% of incidents for assistance in 2020, and off-duty personnel were called for "station staffing" 25 times, or .9% of incidents because the on-duty shift was not available for other calls.
Type of Call
Number of Calls
Percentage of Total
Fire Calls
  253
  9.95%
Rescue Calls
  143
  5.62%
Medical Calls
1,672 65.75%
Hazard Calls
   26  1.02%
Public Assists
 89 3.50%
Carbon Monoxide
   24
  .94%
Gas Leaks
   41
  1.62%
Cancelled Calls
  295 11.60%
2020 Total Calls
2,543 100%