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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.

 

2014 Incidents by Month

 

 
Month Fire EMS Totals
January 64 68 132
February 41 47 88
March 56 36 92
April 52 45 97
May 40 40 80
June 53 41 94
July 39 53 92
August 34 55 89
September 27 36 63
October 44 41 85
November 42 50 92
December 44 59 103
Total 536 571 1107

 

Incident Totals by Type for Past Years

 

Incident Type 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Structure Fire 138 149 184 174 153 189 195
Fire Alarm 102 120 112 113 114 111 124
Vehicle Accident 97 85 62 65 89 77 90
Brush Fire 40 26 15 28 20 15 24
Vehicle Fire 10 7 12 4 12 6 6
Hazardous Material 11 5 9 3 9 14 15
Good Intent/ Service Call 28 23 33 53 53 82 44
Hazardous Condition 33 16 18 8 8 28 16
Smoke Odor 4 9 8 3 7 5 2
CO Alarm 3 5 2 3 6 7 4
Rescue Assignments 4 2 1 3 3 7 4
Move Up Assignments 9 6 8 6 8 8 7
Aircraft Emergencies 0 2 3 5 4 8 5
Medical 421 490 458 5060 539 543 571
Totals 900 945 925 974 1025 1100 1107

 

 

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