The Burke County Emergency Management Agency responded to 103 patients’ calls during the week ending Oct. 2. Of those, 71 resulted in transports, including 45 to Augusta hospitals and three to other out-of-county hospitals. Thirty three of the transports were determined to be emergencies and 38 were non-emergent.

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

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