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File #: 20-025    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Period Report Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 1/7/2020 In control: Special Committee of the Whole
On agenda: 1/13/2020 Final action:
Title: Fire Department - 2019 Third Period Report
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PERIOD REPORT

DATE: January 06, 2020 Report No. FIRE-20-001
TO: Laurie Hurst, Chief Administrative Officer
FROM: Chris Jancowski, Fire Chief
SUBJECT:TITLE Fire Department - 2019 Third Period Report Body

The following is a report on the activities pertaining to the Fire Department from September 01, 2019 to December 31, 2019.

I. DIVISION ACHIEVEMENTS AND ACTIVITIES

1. Operations Division

Call Type and Volume
Routine Activities
Alarm calls
45
Assist other agencies|1010|Assist public
31
Bylaw inquiries|10 10|Burning complaints|1010|General inquiries|1010|Hazardous materials|1010|Oil tank inspections|10 10|Structure fires
13
Placed on standby (C.S.R., Fire)|1010|Other fires|1010|Plan review|10 10|Other responses|1010|Public ed. I hall tour|1010|Medical aid
227
Fire investigations|1010|MVI
13
Business licenses
31
Rescue|1010|Car seat inspection|1010|Electrical emergency|1010| Assist public |1010|Total Period
353
Total Period
74
Responses YTD
1066

Activities YTD
268
* Noteworthy Emergency Responses

October 09, 2019
Esquimalt Fire Department responded to a mutual aid assistance request from the View Royal Fire Department for a multi-residential structure fire at 1201Craigflower Road. Chief 11, Battalion 10, Engine 10 and Ladder 10 responded and assisted with exterior fire suppression operations.

December 2019
During the month of December, the Esquimalt Fire Department responded to a higher than normal level of reported structure fires. These fires were caused by cooking activities and electrical power sources. On duty members responded quickly and damage was limited to appliances and contents within the area of origin.

2. Community Services

Prevention Activities
* Smoke Alarm Program

In October, the Department successfully completed our first community based smoke alarm campaign. This campaign was effective in that we made contact with over 300 homes in our community. The following is a brief summary of the program results.

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