2003 Annual Statistics

Summary 

The 2003 structure fire loss in Marshfield resulted in a considerable increase in comparison with 2002 for a total of $382,635.  There were eight (8) high dollar loss structure fires in 2003, each totaling more than $10,000 each. Vehicle fire loss for 2003 totaled $21,000, which is a decrease of 50% from vehicle fire loss in 2002.

Major Fires

2313 Washington Ave., Lot #3-6

estimated $20,000 structure fire loss

2215 S. Maple Ave., Lot #413

estimated $11,500 structure fire loss

805 W. 4th Street

estimated $129,000 structure fire loss

500 S. Ash Ave.

estimated $15,000 structure fire loss

2215 S. Maple Ave., Lot #487

estimated $19,500 structure fire loss

701 N. Weber Ave.

estimated $80,000 structure fire loss

609 N. Weber Ave.

estimated $40,000 structure fire loss

700 N. Maple Ave

estimated $40,000 structure fire loss

The balance of structure fires is estimated at $27,635 

 

City Statistics

Total number of fires responded to in the City

55

Total number of City ambulance assist calls

30

Total number of false or accidental City fire alarms

116

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

80

TOTAL NUMBER OF CITY FIRE RELATED CALLS

289

TOTAL NUMBER OF AMBULANCE CALLS

2,003

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

2,292

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

$462,524.00

2003 "City Fire Loss" for which the Department was called

$565,335.00

Estimated fire loss per capita for the City of Marshfield

$29.97

Per capita cost of maintaining the Fire Department

$141.99

Per capita cost of maintaining the Ambulance

$0.00