2015 Activity Summary

in 2015 the Littleton Fire Department responded to 1723 emergency calls. This was a 12% increase in calls over 2014.

Over 100 hours of in-house fire and EMS training was provided by the department to its members. In addition, many members participated in outside training activities hosted by the Massachusetts Firefighting Academy, local hospitals, and other training institutes. The department is proud to offer the Town of Littleton and the surrounding area well-trained and well-equipped personnel to respond to almost any type of incident in which life or property is in danger.

Incident Type

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

Structure Fires

11

11

9

7

11

Chimney Fires

6

5

2

0

7

Car Fires

12

11

14

6

6

Fire Alarm Investigations

162

149

136

177

188

Carbon Monoxide Investigations

45

38

33

25

19

Oil Burner Malfunctions

3

3

5

5

3

Motor Vehicle Accidents (MVA)

137

119

127

152

173

MVAs with Entrapment

5

3

3

0

3

Medicals (Non-MVA)

720

679

769

826

941

Brush Fires

6

18

26

13

25

Flammable Liquid Spills

18

12

8

8

5

Flammable Gas Release

36

18

45

28

37

Electrical Hazards

79

25

19

17

21

Smoke Scares

44

23

27

20

24

Lock Outs

22

35

28

40

37

Service Calls

85

32

58

12

52

Illegal Burning

10

21

10

9

19

Cover Assignments

12

16

15

14

27

Citizen Complaints

5

5

2

2

2

Other Fire Incidents

83

84

91

159

123

Total

1501

1307

1427

1537

1723