The Burke County Emergency Management Agency responded to 113 patients’ calls during the week ending April 3. Of those, 76 resulted in transports including 47 to Augusta hospitals and one to another out-of-county hospital. Thirty four of the transports were determined to be emergencies and 42 were non-emergent.
The agency also answered 24 fire calls during the week. They included one brush/grass fire, two outside trash/waste/ dumpster fires, eight rescues, one vehicle fire, one woods fire and two unspecified calls.