2018-04-11 / For The Record

Burke County EMA report

The Burke County Emergency Management Agency responded to 155 patients' calls in the two-week period from March 26-April 8. Of those, 139 were transported, including 73 to Augusta hospitals.

The agency also answered 51 fire calls during the period. They included eight brush/grass fires, 23 rescues (including two in motor vehicle accidents), two structure fires, one vehicle fire, six public service calls, three woods fires, one controlled burn, three fire/smoke alarms, one outside equipment fire and three unspecified calls.

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