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Approved FTE: 0.00
Department Director: Tom Dodds - Interim Fire Chief
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Department Phone: 512-974-0130
Performance Measure Information
Name: Percent of structure fires confined to room of origin
Description: Success of the Fire Department overall in controlling the amount of damage done by structure fires. Defined as the percent of fires confined either to the object of origin or room of origin. Structure fires are defined as incidents with the incident type 100 through 139 that can be classified into ICMA property types (single family/duplex, apartment, other residential, commercial, and industrial structures. Excludes outdoor structures such as bridges and bus stops. Measures the ability of the Fire Department overall in limiting the amount of damage from structure fires. Mechanisms for containing fires include both fire prevention activities such as inspections, sprinklers, and fire safety education and the rapid arrival and effective extinguishment of fires by Operations units.
Type: Result

Current Data - Quarterly

2022 Target Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 2022 Actuals
85 82 73 79 0 No Data

History Data

FY 2017 Actual FY 2018 Actual FY 2019 Actual FY 2020 Actual FY 2021 Actual FY 2021 Target FY 2022 Target
84 87 84 82 79 85 85