2018-01-10 / For The Record

Burke County EMA report

The Burke County Emergency Management Agency responded to 92 patients’ calls during the week of Jan. 1-7.

Seventy of the calls resulted in patients being transported, including 39 to Augusta hospitals and three to the Emanuel County Hospital. Thirty-nine of the transports were determined to be emergencies and 31 were non-emergent.

The agency also answered 31 fire calls during the week. They included one authorized controlled burn, six brush/grass fires, one fire/smoke alarm, one power line down, four public service calls, nine rescues, two structure fires, two vehicle fires and three unspecified calls.

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