Good-bye 2011!!! NCFD Annual Statistics

2011
January 12
February 17
March 11
April 16
May 9
June 15
July 16
August 18
September 18
October 13
November 10
December 24
2011 Total 179

The North Catasauqua Fire Department finished 2011 with 179 calls.  This represents a 16% increase compared to 154 calls in 2010 and another new record for call volume in a single year.  The first call for the 2011 was dispatched on January 2 at 10:30 am for an automatic fire alarm at Sheckler Elementary School.  The last call of the year was dispatched on December 28 at 9:45 pm for a reported chimney fire at Fossil's Last Stand.  The fire was unfounded.  The old record of 154 calls was set in 2010 (2010 Call Stats - A Record Breaking Year).

 

Digging deeper, NCFD responded to 7 fires within the Borough of North Catasauqua -- 4 fires in private dwellings, 1 fire in a motor vehicle, 1 dumpster fire, and 1 other type fire.  In addition, there was 23 Rescue/EMS calls, 4 hazardous material calls, and gave mutual aid 115 times to surrounding communities.