2019-02-13 / For The Record

EMA answers 25 fire calls

The Burke County Emergency Management Agency responded to 98 patients’ calls during the past week. Of those, 74 resulted in transports, including 42 to Augusta hospitals. Forty four of the calls were determined to be emergencies and 30 were non-emergent.

The agency also answered 23 fire calls during the week. The included; two authorized controlled burns, six brush/ grass fires; one fire/smoke alarm, two public service calls, seven rescues, one MVA rescue, two structure fires and two vehicle fires.

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