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 2019


The Fire Department responded to 2,278 calls for service in 2019, or an average of 7.48 calls per day. The "on duty shift" of 2 or 3 full-time firefighters responded to 2,485 of those calls, or 97.76%, with no requests for additional assistance. The part-time firefighters and off duty full-time personnel were paged 30 times, or 1.09% of the time for assistance in 2019, and off-duty personnel were called for "station staffing" 31 times, or 1.13% 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
  245
  8.98%
Rescue Calls
  167
  6.12%
Medical Calls
1,747 64.05%
Hazard Calls
   48  1.76%
Public Assists
 113 4.14%
Carbon Monoxide
   26
  .95%
Gas Leaks
   26
  .95%
Cancelled Calls
  356 13.05%
2019 Total Calls
2,728 100%