FY14 Call Stats
Fire EMS Total
Jul-13 74 137 211
Aug-13 58 144 202
Sep-13 79 135 214
Oct-13 88 136 224
Nov-13 78 112 190
Dec-13 92 115 207
Jan-14 57 92 149
Feb-14 75 63 138
Mar-14 80 121 201
Apr-14 77 151 228
May-14 95 151 246
Jun-14 65 130 195
Total 918 1487 2405

FY14 Apparatus Call Stats
Engine 22 197
Engine 23 216
Engine 24 130
Tanker 2 116
Squad 2 367
AMB 27 699
AMB 28 953

FY14 Incidents
Fires 155
Gas Leaks 26
Assist EMS 96
MVA's 106
Extrications 14

Past Call Stats
FY Fire EMS Total
2014 918 1487 2405
2013 975 1775 2475
2012 990 1545 2645
2011 912 1489 2401
2010 918 1540 2458
2009 947 1653 2600
2008 1006 1639 2645
2007 1010 1465 2475

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