Some calls that Mesquite Fire and Rescue receives are not always included in the report, as a synopsis is not received. To show the amount of work our Fire and Rescue workers do, we are including a weekly roster of stats. There were 58 calls this week:
Abdominal pain 1
Back pain 1
Chest pain 3
Fire alarm 1
MVA w/injury 1
Odor investigation 1
Patient transport 10
Sick person 9
Breathing: Rescue 32 and rescue 31 were dispatched out for a person having a breathing problem. Patient was transported to our area hospital.
Chest Pain: Rescue 11 and Rescue 31 Responded to reported chest pain. 1 Patient transported to the local hospital.
Abdominal Pain: Rescue 11 responded to a person with abdominal pain. Transported 1 to a St.
George area hospital.
Stroke (CVA): Rescue 11 and Rescue 31 responded to a possible stroke patient. Rescue 11
transported to the local hospital with the crew of Rescue 31 on board.
Fire: Chief 2, Truck 11, Engine 31 and Rescue 31 responded to reports of an oven fire. Fire was contained to oven with no extension to the structure.
Diabetic: Rescue 11 and Rescue 31 responded to reports of a diabetic emergency. Rescue 11
transported one patient to a local hospital.
Heat/Cold: Rescue 31 and Rescue 11 responded for a reported person acting confused and possibly having a heat emergency. Patient transported to local hospital with altered mental status.
Psychiatric: Rescue 11 and rescue 31 were dispatched out for a patient needing to be taken from our local extended care facility to our local hospital.
Assault/Sexual assault: Rescue 31 and rescue 32 called for an altercation. Both parties involved refused medical care. Rescue 31 and rescue 32 available.