2017-10-11 / For The Record

Burke EMA report

The Burke County Emergency Management Agency responded to 98 patients’ calls during the week of Oct. 2-8. Of those calls, 68 were transported, including 44 transports to Augusta hospitals.

Forty-six of the calls were considered to be emergencies, and 22 were non-emergent.

The agency also answered 28 fire calls during the week. They included 16 rescues, one unauthorized burning, one vehicle fire, two woods fires, one outside trash/waste or dumpster fire, six rescues and one unspecified fire.

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