2017-08-09 / For The Record

Burke County EMA report

The Burke County Emergency Management Agency responded to 94 patients' calls during the week of July 31- Aug. 6. Of those, 67 were transported. Forty-three of the patients were transported to Augusta hospitals. Thirty-six of the transports were emergencies and 31 were non-emergent.

The agency also responded to 18 fire calls during the week. They included three brush/grass fires, eight rescues, one motor vehicle accident rescue, one outside trash/waste or dumpster fire, three public service calls and two other calls.

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