Abbotsford Fire Rescue annual numbers

Statistics for Abbotsford Fire Rescue Service from its 2015 annual report.

Abbotsford Fire Rescue Service responded to 7,310 incidents in 2015, according to its annual report.

Nearly half of those were medical/rescue calls. The rest included 1,292 motor vehicle accidents, 878 alarm/no fire calls, 552 actual fires, 312 “public service” calls, 151 hazmat events, 586 incidents classified as “other.

Of the 552 fires, 168 were grass/bush/bark much blazes. The department also responded to 102 vehicle fires, 52 house fires, 19 apartment/townhouse blazes, 14 commercial fires, and 13 barn fires.

Around one-third of fire calls were classified as “other.”

The number of incidents the department has responded to rose in both 2014 and 2015, from 4,677 in 2013.