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 2022

The Fire Department responded to 2,966 calls for service in 2022, or an average of 8 calls per day. The "on duty shift" of 2 to 3 full-time firefighters responded to 2,887 of those calls, or 97.8%, with no requests for additional assistance. The part-time firefighters and off duty full-time personnel were paged 20 times, or .7% of incidents, for assistance in 2022, and off-duty personnel were called for "station staffing" 29 times, or 1% of incidents, because the on-duty shift was already responding to a call when additional call(s) came in.

Type of Call
Number of Calls
Percentage of Total
Fire Calls
  299
10.08
Rescue Calls
  124
 4.18
Medical Calls
1,882 63.45
Hazard Calls
   41  1.38
Public Assists
 215 7.25
Carbon Monoxide
  34
 1.15
Gas Leaks
  44
1.48
Cancelled Calls
  327 11.03
2022 Total Calls
2,966 100%