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Locke Township Fire Department is located in Rowan County, North Carolina on the southwest side of the City of Salisbury. The department operates out of three stations to cover an area of approximately 48 square miles. The response area includes rural farmland, residential property, and industrial facilities which total an estimated $900 million in value. Population in the district is approximately 13,500. Locke Fire Dept. is a combination department with three firefighters on duty Monday through Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm and two firefighters on Saturday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm.

 

2012 Incidents by Month

 

 
Month Fire EMS Totals
January 45 48 93
February 41 40 81
March 42 35 77
April 45 58 103
May 51 45 96
June 69 52 111
July 42 48 90
August 33 38 71
September 44 37 81
October      
November      
December      
Total 412 401 813

 

Incident Totals by Type for Past Years

 

Incident Type 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Structure Fire 112 121 138 149 184 174 153
Fire Alarm 159 108 102 120 112 113 114
Vehicle Accident 84 89 97 85 62 65 89
Brush Fire 40 70 40 26 15 28 20
Vehicle Fire 12 12 10 7 12 4 12
Hazardous Material 7 7 11 5 9 3 9
Good Intent/ Service Call 35 8 28 23 33 53 53
Hazardous Condition 21 14 33 16 18 8 8
Smoke Odor 4 6 4 9 8 3 7
CO Alarm 2 4 3 5 2 3 6
Rescue Assignments 4 1 4 2 1 3 3
Move Up Assignments 7 6 9 6 8 6 8
Aircraft Emergencies 1 0 0 2 3 5 4
Medical 451 455 421 490 458 506 539
Totals 939 901 900 945 925 974 1025

 

 

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