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Table 9.V.A

New York City
Fire Department (NYFD)
Service Indicators

 
     
 

Critical Objectives

  • Ensure prompt response time to fires and other non-fire, non-medical emergencies.
  • Reduce the risk of fire incidents through quality inspections, investigations and public education.
  • Ensure prompt response time to medical emergencies.
 
    Calendar Year Fiscal Year  
  2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013  
  Total (Fire)
Incidents
497,679
473,335
472,362
489,354
488,017
488,256
493,377
 
  Structural Fires
28,231
27,708
26,503
26,595
25,380
25,254
25,278
 
  Emergencies
(non-medical)
211,459
197,245
193,709
205,735
206,798
206,782
214,467
 
  Medical Emergencies
(Fire)
209,978
211,776
209,547
213,292
216,083
219,092
218,779
 
   
 
  Total Inspections
229,048
219,269
259,150
222,114
223,571
239,392
N/A
 
  Field Force Inspections
48,540
56,383
61,732
57,719
49,876
49,624
N/A
 
  Inspections by Fire Prevention Staff
180,508
162,848
159,961
164,395
173,695
189,768
184,749
 
     
  Average Response Time to Structural Fires (in minutes)  
  Citywide
4:29
4:22
4:05
3:59
4:03
4:01
4:06
 
     Manhattan
4:36
4:26
4:09
4:08
4:09
4:10
N/A
 
     Bronx
4:04
4:29
4:11
4:05
4:11
4:08
N/A
 
     Brooklyn
4:33
3:57
3:44
3:32
3:37
3:34
N/A
 
     Queens
4:56
4:47
4:27
4:20
4:23
4:19
N/A
 
     Staten Island
4:49
4:45
4:28
4:30
4:34
4:29
N/A
 
     
  N/A: Not Available
 
 

Sources:
NYC Mayor's Management Report

FDNY Vital Statistics

 

 

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