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 2021


The Fire Department responded to 2,953 calls for service in 2021, 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 27 times, or .9% of incidents, for assistance in 2021, and off-duty personnel were called for "station staffing" 39 times, or 1.3% 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
  300
  10.16%
Rescue Calls
  155
  5.24%
Medical Calls
1,904 64.48%
Hazard Calls
   36  1.22%
Public Assists
 160 5.42%
Carbon Monoxide
   24
  .81%
Gas Leaks
   40
  1.36%
Cancelled Calls
  334 11.31%
2020 Total Calls
2,953 100%