La Junta Fire Department 2021 Stats & 222 Steen Report

Description: 2021 City of La Junta Fire Department and EMS Report to La Junta City Council. Click Play to Watch 222 Steen Ave Structure Fire Interview with La Junta Fire Chief Brad Davidson.

Published: 03/09/2022
Byline: Hart

ATV LJFD 2021 Stats + 222 Steen Fire Overview

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11 - Fulltime Firefighters to include Fire Chief and Captain

3 - Fulltime EMS Providers, one on each shift

1 - Part time Admin Assistant

Firefighters and EMS staff, minus the Chief and Captain, work a 48 hours on/96 hours off shift schedule.

2021 Stats

2,361 Total Calls

1936 EMS Calls

96 Fires

74 Alarm Calls (Smoke Alarm, Sprinkler Alarm)

8 Haz Mat Calls

247 Other (MVA - Motor Vehicle Accident Rescue, Fire Inspections, Public and Agency Assist, Gas Leak and Public Education)

Calls for Service

2021 - 2,361

2020 - 1,771

2019 - 1,882

LJFD Report on 222 Steen Ave. Structure Fire

Reported Structure Fire 2/23/2022

The temperature was 8 degrees with wind out of the East at 10-12 Mph and a wind chill of -12 degrees.

10:17 Fire Department toned out for possible structure fire

10:19 Chief Davidson and Truck 1 on Scene

10:23 2nd Alarm for a working structure fire

10:24 Mutual Aid request from Rocky Ford Fire for persnnel and apparatus (4 Firefighters/2 trucks)

10:39 Mutual Aid request from Cheraw Fire for personnel and apparatusĀ (2 Firefighters/1 truck)

11:00 DFPC Eng 34 on scene (2 Firefighters)

11:45 Switch to Defensive Fire attack due to roof collapse

12:06 Mutual Aid from Las Animas Fire to cover district and additional man power (3 Firefighters/1 truck)

15:55 Fire called as under control

16:37 Fire called out by Chief Davidson

Total La Junta Firefighters and EMS personnel on scene:

10 - Fulltime Firefighters and 7 Volunteers

During this fire call, we continued to run and cover 3 additional calls in which Las Animas Fire and our Med unit helped cover.

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