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public_safety_iconFire protection services result in low property loss and no fire deaths.

Fire suppression and prevention activities result in low dollar loss in relation to affected properties, and low injuries and deaths from fire. This is achieved through fire code enforcement including review of development projects, inspection of new commercial buildings and annual maintenance inspections of all commercial occupancies. Fire prevention activities, featuring an aggressive public fire education program, reduce the risk of fires, injuries and deaths. Citizens are educated and take precautions to protect their families and property. Adequate fire fighter staffing, training, equipment, apparatus and strategic station locations help to control fire loss.

Caution Ratio of total estimated value of fire loss to total appraised value of residential property

Description

Residential fire dollar loss per $1 Million appraised residential property value. This is found by dividing the total residential fire loss by the total appraised residential value in $M. This basically shows the level of fire loss in our residential community.

 

Analysis

We had several $100,000 plus loses along with a high content loos rate that created a higher than average dollar loss. 

 

Impact

The City has a moderate impact on this measure.

On Target Ratio of total estimated value of fire loss to total appraised value of commercial property

Description

Commercial fire dollar loss per $1 Million appraised commercial property value. Commercial includes multifamily complexes.  This is found by dividing the total commercial fire loss by the total appraised commercial value in $M. This basically shows the level of fire loss in our business community. This is important as fire loss hurts our businesses as well as City revenue stream.

 

Analysis

Low commercial fires as well as low content loss led to lower than normal commercial fire loss. 

 

Impact

The City has a moderate impact on this measure.

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1930 SOUTH GERMANTOWN ROAD
GERMANTOWN, TN 38138 | (901) 757-7200
 
©2016 THE CITY OF GERMANTOWN. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.