Significant increases/decreases in a year:
1981 - (+51.07%) Belmont Fire took over the town ambulance from the Police Department this year.
2001 - (3,220) attributed to public anxiety regarding HazMat incidents in the media following the 9/11 Attacks.
2010 - (3,484) Regional flooding in March, and a micro-burst in June.
2014 - (-14.44%) Watertown removed Belmont Fire as it's primary backup for medical emergencies opting for a private ambulance company (Armstrong Ambulance).
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