2002 Annual Statistics

Summary

The 2002 structure fire loss in Marshfield resulted in a considerable decrease in comparison with 2001 for a total of $114,300. The total fire loss for 2001 was $1,044,500. The 2002 structure fire loss was also significantly lower than the five year annual loss average of $365,231. There were three (3) high dollar loss structure fires in 2002, each totaling more than $8,000 each. Vehicle fire loss for 2002 totaled $42,000, which is up 61% from vehicle fire loss in 2001.

Major Fires

1313 E. 18th Street

estimated $50,000 structure fire loss

403 W. Depot

estimated $35,000 structure fire loss

110 E. 17th Street

estimated $8,000 structure fire loss

 

The balance of structure fires is estimated at $21,300 

City Statistics

Total number of fires responded to in the City

38

Total number of City ambulance assist calls

47

Total number of false or accidental City fire alarms

95

Total number of other types of City calls (including 16 carbon monoxide (CO) responses in the City)

131

TOTAL NUMBER OF CITY FIRE RELATED CALLS

311

TOTAL NUMBER OF AMBULANCE CALLS

2,071

TOTAL NUMBER OF CALLS RECEIVED BY THIS DEPARTMENT  (includes fire and ambulance)

2,382

5 year average "City Fire Loss" for which the Department was called

$495,661.00

2002 "City Fire Loss" for which the Department was called

$156,200.00

Estimated fire loss per capita for the City of Marshfield

$8.26

Per capita cost of maintaining the Fire Department

$135.48

Per capita cost of maintaining the Ambulance

$0.00