Mesquite Fire & Rescue submits the following call statistics for the week of 10/10/16 through 10/6/2016:

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Total Calls For Service: 52*

911 Transports: 20

Non Transports: 18

Inter-facility Transports: 9

Fire Related Incidents: 5

FIRE LOG:

10/10/2016

E-11, E-31, R-31, R-11:  Responded to Turtleback and Pioneer for a report of smoke showing from garbage truck.  No visible smoke or fire upon arrival.  Found that some debris had burned between the cab of truck and garbage area.  The fire burned itself out and there was no damage to the truck.

10/4/2016

E-11, R-: Responded to Virgin Valley Elementary for a report of a vehicle on fire at the front of the school.  Unit arrived with light “smoke” showing from under the hood of a minivan.  Confirmed with staff Kindergarten students were sheltered in place inside the building.  Investigation revealed van was not on fire, but was instead overheated.  Vehicle coolant was all out of the vehicle and on the ground.  Unit advised driver not to drive the vehicle as it would likely catch on fire with no coolant.  She understood and called for tow.

E-11, E-31, R-31: Responded to General Fire Alarm at Smokey Lane Condos.  No visible smoke or fire.  Found manual pull station had been activated.  No evidence of an emergency.  No witnesses.  Alarm reset without incident.

Non Transports include: Patient refusals lift assists, patient deceased at scene, no patient found, no incident found, and Incidents handled by other agencies.

*Call totals do not always add up to the Total Calls for Service due to multiple patients/incident types at a single incident

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