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West Roane County Volunteer Fire Department Service Call Statistics 2007

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1. Response Statistics: Service Calls by type of call, 2007
2. Service Calls inside District 5, by month, 2007 partial
3. More Service Statistics
4. Service Area Statistics
5. See also: About West Roane County Volunteer Fire Department
6. See also: National Fire Statistics from USFA
7. See also: Statistics Archives

Response Statistics 2007:

Category# Category Name Number of Calls
Apr-Jun 2007
Number of Calls
Oct-Dec 2007
1Medical Emergencies
First Responder Calls
2Wildland / Brush Fires72
3Structure Fires (in our district)44
4Structure Fires (assisting other departments)41
5Hazardous Materials Responses00
6Vehicle Fires53
7Motor Vehicle Accidents62
8Good Intent - False Calls58
9Automatic Alarms - False Calls (alarm system malfunction)22
10Hazardous Conditon Calls
(These calls include calls such downed power lines and landing zone set-up for medical helicopter)
11Service Calls or Public Assistance calls
(getting cats out of trees, lifting assistance etc.)
12Dumpster Fires00
-Total Calls for Quarter8269

WRCVFD Service Calls in District 5
January 1 to July 31, 2007
(Excludes Mutual Aid Calls Outside Our District):

Month Number of Our Responses inside District 5 Exposures Aid Given
January 20071702
February 20071700
March 20072901
April 20073101
May 20072200
June 20071201
July 20072102
August 20072402
September 20071901
October 20072102
November 20072001
December 20072401
2007 Total257014

More Service Statistics:

At the request of the Department of Homeland Security in its Emergency Management and Response - Information Sharing and Analysis Center (EMR-ISAC) INFOGRAM 2-08 of January 17, 2008, response capabilities of emergency services organizations such as West Roane County Volunteer Fire Department, including rosters and equipment lists, should no longer be included on public web sites. To this end, portions of these statistics have been removed. Thank you for understanding.

  • Our members are kept very busy:
    • WRCVFD responds to approx 250 to 300 fire and medical calls per year.
    • Each department member trains several hours each month.
    • Many hours are also spent on administrative and maintenance duties.
    • Most of the repairs to the equipment and vehicles are done by the department members.
    • All members serve as volunteers and no one receives pay for their services.
    • WRCVFD achieved an ISO Rating of Class 6/9 effective July 1, 2004.

Service Area Statistics:

  • Our service area is diverse:
    • 5th District of Roane County
    • 53.3 square miles
    • 4373 residents
    • 8 miles of I-40 interstate highway
    • 10 miles of railroad
    • 85 hydrants
    • 69% forest, 21% grassland, 10% roads and other areas

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