Nanoose Volunteer Fire Department

Emergency Call Database

Please note that these online call statistics cover January 2008 onwards, therefore there may be ommissions for date ranges that are comprised of earlier dates.

Type of Situation Month
(< Nov )
Previous 12 Months
(% of all calls)
2019 Calendar Year
(% of all calls)
Structure fire 07 (1.7%) 5 (1.5%)
Chimney fire 08 (2%) 8 (2.4%)
Vehicle fire 06 (1.5%) 6 (1.8%)
Boat fire 01 (0.2%) 0 (0%)
Bush or grass fire 01 (0.2%) 1 (0.3%)
Mailbox, BBQ, dumpster fire 00 (0%) 0 (0%)
Electrical equipment fire 00 (0%) 0 (0%)
Motor vehicle accident 1197 (24.1%) 94 (28%)
First Responder (medical) 351 (12.7%) 49 (14.6%)
Gasoline or diesel spill 00 (0%) 0 (0%)
Power line down 060 (14.9%) 14 (4.2%)
Natural gas line break, leak or haz-mat 11 (0.2%) 1 (0.3%)
Prank or mischievous 00 (0%) 0 (0%)
Good intent (drive by) 07 (1.7%) 6 (1.8%)
Automatic alarms 243 (10.7%) 37 (11%)
Smoke in house 07 (1.7%) 6 (1.8%)
Duty Officer (complaint etc) 295 (23.6%) 93 (27.7%)
Other 018 (4.5%) 16 (4.8%)
Totals: 19 402 336