2015 Incidents

 

Fire

EMS

Total

2014

2013

Jan

93

147

240

229

213

Feb

77

158

235

234

183

Mar

79

180

259

190

196

Apr

109

151

260

291

224

May

 

 

0

258

256

Jun

 

 

0

220

199

Jul

 

 

0

255

224

Aug

 

 

0

230

177

Sep

 

 

0

195

202

Oct

 

 

0

233

207

Nov

 

 

0

232

228

Dec

 

 

0

238

242

Total

358

636

994

2809

2551

Past Incidents

2013:

2551

 

 

2012:

2381

2011:

2417

2010:

2223

2009:

2035

2008:

1913

2007:

1517

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“The mission of Pace Fire Rescue District is to protect the lives and property of the Citizens of the Pace Fire District. The Pace Fire Rescue District and our Mutual Aid response areas have high quality, consistent, professional Fire Protection, Rescue Services, Advanced Life Support (ALS), Emergency Management, and Public Safety Programs. We will accomplish this through a systematic delivery of education through Fire Prevention awareness and proactive initiatives that focus on eliminating acts and/or practices that can cause harm. We will provide properly trained personnel and working equipment to suppress fire, perform basic extrication functions, rescue operations, and provide ALS service to the citizens of the Pace Fire Rescue District.”
Based on 2006-2010 annual averages:
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Unattended cooking was by far the leading contributing factor in home cooking fires.
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Two-thirds (67%) of home cooking fires started with the ignition of food or other cooking materials.
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Clothing was the item first ignited in less than 1% of these fires, but these incidents accounted for 16% of the cooking fire deaths.
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Ranges accounted for the largest share (58%) of home cooking fire incidents. Ovens accounted for 16%.
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Three of every five (57%) reported non-fatal home cooking fire injuries occurred when the victims tried to fight the fire themselves.
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Frying poses the greatest risk of fire.
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Thanksgiving is the peak day for home cooking fires.

Source: National Fire Protection Association