2018-08-08 / For The Record

Burke County EMA report

The Burke County Emergency Management Agency responded to 78 patients' calls the week of July 30 - August 5. Of those, 56 were transported, including 31 to Augusta hospitals and one to another out of county hospital.

Thirty of the transports were determined to be emergencies and 26 were non-emergent.

The agency also answered 14 fire calls during the week. They included; four public service calls. one power line down, three rescues, three vehicle fires, one outside trash/ waste/dumpster fire and two unspecified calls.

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