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Grand Ridge FD responds to 36 fires in 2017

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By Local Labs News Service | Jul 22, 2018

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Grand Ridge Fire Department responded to 45 calls in 2017 - 32.4 percent more than the previous year, according to data from the National Fire Incident Reporting System.

The calls in Grand Ridge included 36 fires - 19 structure fires, three vehicle fires and 14 other fires.

In all, the department saw $1,637,500 in fire loss - or about $45,486 per fire.

The department also received nine false calls, including one malicious call and eight other false calls.

Grand Ridge Fire Department fire incidents
2016
2017
Year-over-year change (%)
Structure Fires
15
19
26.7
Vehicle Fires
2
3
50
Other fires
9
14
55.6
Total Fires
26
36
38.5
Total Calls
34
45
32.4

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