BURKE EMA REPORT

The Burke County Emergency Management Agency responded to 93 patients’ calls during the week ending Feb. 20. Of those, 65 resulted in transports, including 41 to Augusta hospitals and one to another out-of-county hospital. Twenty nine of the transports were determined to be emergencies and 36 were non-emergent.

The agency also answered 19 fire calls during the week. They included six brush/grass fires, two false alarms, one outside waste/dumpster fire, one gas leak, one outside equipment fire, three rescues, one woods fire, three public service calls and one unspecified call.

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