2017-11-08 / For The Record

Burke County EMA report

The Burke County Emergency Management Agency responded to 115 patients' calls the week of Oct. 30-Nov. 5. Ninety-three of the patients were transported, including 51 to Augusta hospitals. Fifty-nine of the calls were determined to be emergencies and 34 were classifies as non-emergent.

The agency also answered 27 fire calls during the week. They included eight rescues, five brush/grass fires, two agricultural equipment/crop fires, one fire/smoke alarm, two woods fires, one structure fire, five public service calls and three unspecified calls

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