2018-11-07 / For The Record

Burke County EMA report

The Burke County emergency Management Agency responded to 99 patients’ calls during the week ending November 4. Of those, 72 resulted in transports, including 42 to Augusta hospitals and four to other out-of-county hospitals. Fifty of the calls were determined to be emergencies and 22 were non-emergent.

The agency also answered 11 fire calls during the week. They included eight rescues, one outside waste/dumpster fire, one fire/smoke alarm and one public service call.

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