The following is a capsule look at the town of Foxborough through information provided in the 2011 Annual Town Report. Today, we take a look at the Foxborough Fire Department’s annual report by the numbers, according to Fire Chief Roger Hatfield.
0 – Number of missing people reported.
1 – Number of court activity calls reported; Number of dumpster/trash fire calls reported; Number of rescue animal calls reported; Number of apartments inspected.
2 – Number of cooking fire calls reported; Number of multiple hazards and hazardous condition calls reported; Number of L/P gas distribution stations inspected.
3 – Number of chimney fire calls reported; Number of medical – other calls reported; Number of nursing homes inspected.
5 – Number of fireworks inspected.
7 – Number of public education calls reported; Number of public buildings inspected.
9 – Number of sudden deaths reported.
10 – Number of appliance fire calls reported.
11 – Number of restaurants/clubs inspected.
13 – Number of assist law enforcement calls reported; Number of hazardous condition-water emergency calls reported.
14 – Number of hazardous condition – fuel leak/spill calls reported.
15 – Number of structure fire calls reported; Number of rescue elevator calls reported.
17 – Number of vehicle fire calls reported; Number of group homes inspected.
20 – Number of central station fire calls reported; Number of other fire calls reported.
21 – Number of hotels and motels inspected.
24 – Number of brush fire calls reported; Number of threats to harm self calls reported.
25 – Number of EMS detail calls reported; Number of oil burners inspected.
27 – Number of lockouts reported.
37 – Number of commercial sprinklers inspected.
39 – Number of L/P gas inspected.
41 – Number of commercial fire alarms inspected.
50 – Number of schools inspected – including fire drills.
51 – Number of other hazardous condition calls reported; Number of medical engine assists reported.
60 – Number of mutual aid fire calls reported.
63 – Number of propane investigation calls reported.
69 – Number of investigations reported.
71 – Number of hazardous condition – CO Invest and Hazardous Condition-Natural Gas calls reported.
83 – Number of detail fire calls reported.
130 – Number of hazardous condition – wire down calls reported.
132 – Number of special inspections (stadium events, tents, Ansul Systems, etc.)
134 – Number of local fire alarm calls reported.
139 – Number of medical – mutual aid calls reported.
150 – Number of assist citizen PSA calls reported.
173 – Number of master box alarm calls reported.
239 – Number of motor vehicle accidents reported.
257 – Number of smoke/CO detectors inspected.
755 – Number of inspections conducted.
1,373 – Number of medical – rescue runs reported.
3,082 – Number of emergency incidents Foxborough Fire and Rescue personnel responded to in 2011.