Harford County Fire and EMS Response Statistics

Current Harford County Fire and EMS Response Stats from 01/01/16 - 09/15/16.



Incident Type Count Percentage of Incidents
100 Fire, other 27 0.10%
111 Building fire 270 0.99%
112 Fires in structure other than in a building 59 0.22%
113 Cooking fire, confined to container 43 0.16%
114 Chimney or flue fire, confined to chimney or flue 37 0.14%
115 Incinerator overload or malfunction, fire confined 2 0.01%
116 Fuel burner/boiler malfunction, fire confined 3 0.01%
118 Trash or rubbish fire, contained 4 0.01%
122 Fire in motor home, camper, recreational vehicle 2 0.01%
123 Fire in portable building, fixed location 2 0.01%
130 Mobile property (vehicle) fire, other 11 0.04%
131 Passenger vehicle fire 55 0.20%
132 Road freight or transport vehicle fire 15 0.05%
134 Water vehicle fire 1 0.00%
136 Self-propelled motor home or recreational vehicle 1 0.00%
138 Off-road vehicle or heavy equipment fire 3 0.01%
140 Natural vegetation fire, other 14 0.05%
141 Forest, woods or wildland fire 26 0.09%
142 Brush or brush-and-grass mixture fire 64 0.23%
143 Grass fire 17 0.06%
150 Outside rubbish fire, other 43 0.16%
151 Outside rubbish, trash or waste fire 58 0.21%
152 Garbage dump or sanitary landfill fire 2 0.01%
154 Dumpster or other outside trash receptacle fire 17 0.06%
160 Special outside fire, other 8 0.03%
161 Outside storage fire 3 0.01%
162 Outside equipment fire 5 0.02%
170 Cultivated vegetation, crop fire, other 2 0.01%
171 Cultivated grain or crop fire 1 0.00%
173 Cultivated trees or nursery stock fire 2 0.01%
Total Fire Calls 797 2.91%
Overpressure Rupture, Explosion, Overheat(no fire)
200 Overpressure rupture, explosion, overheat other 5 0.02%
210 Overpressure rupture from steam, other 1 0.00%
221 Overpressure rupture of air or gas pipe/pipeline 1 0.00%
240 Explosion (no fire), other 1 0.00%
251 Excessive heat, scorch burns with no ignition 7 0.03%
Total Overpressure Rupture, Explosion, Overheat(no fire) Calls 15 0.05%
300 Rescue, EMS incident, other 47 0.17%
311 Medical assist, assist EMS crew 2426 8.86%
320 Emergency medical service incident, other 620 2.26%
321 EMS call, excluding vehicle accident with injury 15319 55.95%
322 Motor vehicle accident with injuries 918 3.35%
323 Motor vehicle/pedestrian accident (MV Ped) 37 0.14%
324 Motor vehicle accident with no injuries. 181 0.66%
331 Lock-in (if lock out , use 511 ) 34 0.12%
342 Search for person in water 2 0.01%
350 Extrication, rescue, other 13 0.05%
351 Extrication of victim(s) from building/structure 4 0.01%
Date: 09/16/2016
352 Extrication of victim(s) from vehicle 75 0.27%
353 Removal of victim(s) from stalled elevator 17 0.06%
354 Trench/below-grade rescue 1 0.00%
355 Confined space rescue 5 0.02%
356 High-angle rescue 6 0.02%
360 Water & ice-related rescue, other 7 0.03%
361 Swimming/recreational water areas rescue 4 0.01%
363 Swift water rescue 15 0.05%
365 Watercraft rescue 9 0.03%
372 Trapped by power lines 2 0.01%
381 Rescue or EMS standby 18 0.07%
Total Rescue & Emergency Medical Service Incident Calls 19760 72.17%
Hazardous Condition (No Fire)
400 Hazardous condition, other 64 0.23%
410 Combustible/flammable gas/liquid condition, other 20 0.07%
411 Gasoline or other flammable liquid spill 64 0.23%
412 Gas leak (natural gas or LPG) 269 0.98%
413 Oil or other combustible liquid spill 61 0.22%
420 Toxic condition, other 7 0.03%
421 Chemical hazard (no spill or leak) 12 0.04%
422 Chemical spill or leak 14 0.05%
424 Carbon monoxide incident 47 0.17%
440 Electrical  wiring/equipment problem, other 39 0.14%
441 Heat from short circuit (wiring), defective/worn 13 0.05%
442 Overheated motor 23 0.08%
443 Breakdown of light ballast 3 0.01%
444 Power line down 73 0.27%
445 Arcing, shorted electrical equipment 52 0.19%
460 Accident, potential accident, other 1 0.00%
462 Aircraft standby 1 0.00%
463 Vehicle accident, general cleanup 4 0.01%
Total Hazardous Condition (No Fire) Calls 767 2.80%
500 Service Call, other 44 0.16%
510 Person in distress, other 11 0.04%
511 Lock-out 38 0.14%
512 Ring or jewelry removal 1 0.00%
520 Water problem, other 4 0.01%
522 Water or steam leak 7 0.03%
531 Smoke or odor removal 40 0.15%
540 Animal problem, other 1 0.00%
541 Animal problem 1 0.00%
542 Animal rescue 3 0.01%
550 Public service assistance, other 13 0.05%
551 Assist police or other governmental agency 22 0.08%
552 Police matter 6 0.02%
553 Public service 9 0.03%
554 Assist invalid 46 0.17%
555 Defective elevator, no occupants 6 0.02%
561 Unauthorized burning 7 0.03%
571 Cover assignment, standby, moveup 47 0.17%
Total Service Related Calls 306 1.12%
600 Good intent call, other 280 1.02%
611 Dispatched & canceled en route 4185 15.28%
621 Wrong location 2 0.01%
622 No incident found on arrival at dispatch address 243 0.89%
631 Authorized controlled burning 51 0.19%
632 Prescribed fire 6 0.02%
641 Vicinity alarm (incident in other location) 1 0.00%
650 Steam, other gas mistaken for smoke, other 10 0.04%
651 Smoke scare, odor of smoke 65 0.24%
652 Steam, vapor, fog or dust thought to be smoke 17 0.06%
653 Smoke from barbecue, tar kettle 4 0.01%
661 EMS call, party transported by non-fire agency 2 0.01%
671 HazMat release investigation w/no HazMat 18 0.07%
672 Biological hazard investigation, none found 1 0.00%
Total Good Intent Calls 4885 17.84%
700 False alarm or false call, other 144 0.53%
710 Malicious, mischievous false call, other 18 0.07%
711 Municipal alarm system, malicious false alarm 8 0.03%
713 Telephone, malicious false alarm 2 0.01%
714 Central station, malicious false alarm 9 0.03%
715 Local alarm system, malicious false alarm 14 0.05%
721 Bomb scare - no bomb 1 0.00%
730 System malfunction, other 37 0.14%
731 Sprinkler activation due to malfunction 15 0.05%
733 Smoke detector activation due to malfunction 90 0.33%
734 Heat detector activation due to malfunction 2 0.01%
735 Alarm system sounded due to malfunction 93 0.34%
736 CO detector activation due to malfunction 55 0.20%
740 Unintentional transmission of alarm, other 40 0.15%
741 Sprinkler activation, no fire - unintentional 10 0.04%
742 Extinguishing system activation 2 0.01%
743 Smoke detector activation, no fire - unintentional 101 0.37%
744 Detector activation, no fire - unintentional 23 0.08%
745 Alarm system activation, no fire - unintentional 101 0.37%
746 Carbon monoxide detector activation, no CO 31 0.11%
Total False Alarm & False Calls 796 2.91%
800 Severe weather or natural disaster, other 3 0.01%
812 Flood assessment 5 0.02%
814 Lightning strike (no fire) 14 0.05%
815 Severe weather or natural disaster standby 1 0.00%
Total Severe Weather & Natural Disaster Calls 23 0.08%
900 Special type of incident, other 29 0.11%
911 Citizen complaint 2 0.01%
Total Special Incident Type Calls 31 0.11%
Total Calls Combined 27380