2017-12-06 / For The Record

Burke County EMA report

The Burke County Emergency Management Agency responded to 88 patients' calls the week of Nov. 27-Dec. 4. Sixty-seven of the patients were transported, including 36 to Augusta hospitals. Of those, 35 were designated as emergencies and 32 were nonemergent.

The agency also answered 22 fire related calls during the week. They included eight rescues, three brush/grass fires, one outside waste/dumpster fire, one woods fire, two vehicle fires, one unauthorized burning, four public service calls, one downed power line and one unspecified call.

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