Fire Statistics

"The Monroe Fire Department responds to a very diverse range of incident types. Not only does the department respond to structure fires, vehicle fires, trash / dumpster fires, alarms, and other fire-related emergencies, but request for emergency medical service and hazardous materials mitigation." 


Statistically, these statistics will show that the Monroe Fire Department response follows most national trends in that requests for emergency medical service far outweigh those for more traditional fire-related emergencies. It is for this reason that over twenty years ago the Monroe Fire Department began responding to EMS incidents and training firefighters as EMTs and paramedics.

Response Data for 2013 
Source: Departmental Incident Reporting

Fire
Structure Fires444
False Alarms663
Vehicle Fires89
Public Assistance582
All Other (Misc.)418
Total Fire Incidents2,196
 
Emergency Medical Incidents
EMS, Non Vehicle Accident3,518
Vehicle Accident, with Injuries461
Total Emergency Medical Incidents3,979
 
Total Incidents - 20136,175

Monroe Fire Department

Smoke Alarm

The Monroe Fire Department offers "FREE" smoke alarms with installation to all City of Monroe residents. If you would like a smoke alarm installed in your home, contact our office at (318) 329-2437 or (318) 329-2475 to be scheduled for installation.

How to Report a Fire

To report a fire or other emergency in the City of Monroe, dial 911.

If it is a fire, rescue, or other fire-related emergency, you may direct dial the Monroe Fire Department's direct emergency line at 318-322-5151.


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