2018-10-10 / For The Record

Burke County EMA report

The Burke County Emergency Management Agency responded to 83 patients' calls during the week ending October 7. Of those, 56 were transported, including 38 to Augusta hospitals and three to other out-of-county hospitals. Twenty eight of the calls were determined to be emergencies and 28 were non-emergent.

The agency also answered 21 fire calls during the week. They included; three brush/grass fires, one outside trash/ waste/dumpster fire; one power line down, seven public service calls, four rescues, including one from a motor vehicle accident, three vehicle fires and two unspecified fires.

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