Operation Vigilant Guard

Members of the Onset Fire Department participated in Operation Vigilant Guard 19-1 held in the Town of New Braintree, November 5, 2018. Vigilant Guard is an inter-agency exercise program that provides an opportunity for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts to improve emergency coordination, response and recovery management with federal, regional, local, civilian and military partners. #VigilantGuard
 

List of Incidents in 2013

Incident Type Year of 2013 # of Incidents
111 Building fire 18
113 Cooking fire, confined to container 21
114 Chimney or flue fire, confined to chimney or flue 1
116 Fuel burner/boiler malfunction, fire confined 4
131 Passenger vehicle fire 5
134 Water vehicle fire 5
140 Natural vegetation fire, MULCH 1
141 Forest, woods or wildland fire 1
142 Brush, or brush and grass mixture fire 4
143 Grass fire 2
154 Dumpster or other outside trash receptacle fire 1
162 Outside equipment fire 2
311 Medical assist, assist EMS crew 772
311a Lift Assist, No Injury 33
322 Vehicle accident with no injuries 60
323 Motor vehicle/pedestrian accident(MV Ped) 11
324 Motor vehicle accident with no injuries 25
331 Lock-in (if lock-out, use 511) 2
341 Search for person on land 6
342 Search for person on water 3
351 Extraction of victim(s) from building/structure 1
361 Swimming/recreational water areas rescue 7
362 Ice Rescue 2
365 Watercraft rescue 3
411 Gasoline or other flammable liquid spill 2
412 Gas leak (natural gas or LPG) 30
413 Oil or other combustible liquid spill 10
421 Chemical hazard (no spill or leak) 10
422 Chemical spill or leak 4
424 Carbon monoxide incident 5
440 Electrical wiring/equipment problem, other 1
441 Heat from short circuit (wiring), defective/worn 2
444 Power line down 66
445 Arcing, shorted electrical equipment 16
451 Biological Hazardous, confirmed or suspected 2
460 Accident, potential accident, TREE DOWN 15
461 Building or structure weakened or collapsed 2
463 Vehicle accident, general cleanup 1
481 Attempt to burn 1
500a Training, Drills, Meetings 89
510a Person in Distress; Transport 8
511 Lockout 72
520 Water Problem, other 1
521 Water Evacuation 1
522 Water or steam leak 38
542 Animal rescue 2
550a Inspection 345
551 Assist police or other governmental agency 16
553 Public service 19
561 Unauthorized burning 41
571 Cover assignment, standby, moveup 15
611 Dispatched & cancelled en route 58
631 Authorized controlled burning 1
641 Vicinity alarm (incident in other location) 1
651 Smoke scare, odor of smoke 19
652 Steam, vapor, fog, or dust thought to be smoke 2
671 Hazmat release investigation w/ no hazmat 5
711 Municipal alarm system, malicious false alarm 1
712 Direct tie to FD, malicious false alarm 2
713 Telephone, malicious false alarm 1
731 Sprinkler activation due to malfunction 10
732 Extinguishing system activation due to malfunction 1
733 Smoke detector activation due to malfunction 33
734 Heat detector activation due to malfunction 4
735 Alarm system activation due to malfunction 54
736 CO detector activation due to malfunction 18
743 Smoke detector activation, no fire – unintentional 24
744 Detector activation, no fire – unintentional 2
745 Alarm system activation, no fire – unintentional 6
746 Carbon monoxide detector activation, no CO 3
815 Severe weather or natural disaster standby 2
911 Citizen complaint 4
Total Number of Incidents: 2,042
Total Number of Incident Types: 74