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Pittsburg FD averages responding to 338 incidents annually, a little less than one incident per day.  Considering that we do not operate Emergency Medical Services, this is fairly active for a department of our size.

The following are annual average responses, by incident type:

30    Structure Fires (residential, commercial, industrial)

14    Motor Vehicle Fires

102  Wildland Fires

26    Motor Vehicle Accidents (without rescues involved)

5     Motor Vehicle Accidents (with actual rescues)

3     Rescues (other than from motor vehicles)

39   Hazardous Materials / Hazardous Conditions

33   Service Calls (primarily unauthorized burns, smoke odor, assisting the public or other governmental agency)

86   Good Intent Calls and False Alarms (primarily control burn investigations and investigation of reports of fires or hazardous conditions that turn out not to be)