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 48 calls this week:

Abdominal pain 1

Back pain 3

Breathing 1

Diabetic 1

Falls 7

Fire 1

Fire alarm 1

Heart problem 1

Hemorrhage 3

MVA w/injury 4

Odor investigation 1

Overdose 2

Patient transport 10

Psychiatric 1

Sick person 5

Special event 2

Stroke (CVA) 1

Trauma 1

Unconscious 2

Oct. 21:

Overdose: Rescue 11 and Rescue 32 responded to report of an overdose. One patient was transported by Rescue 11 to a local hospital.

Diabetic:  Rescue 32 responded to the report of a diabetic. Rescue 32 transported patient to the local hospital.

Oct. 22:

MVA with Injury:  Rescue 31 and Engine 31 responded to I15 mile marker 112 for a reported vehicle accident; person involved signed Against Medical Advise form  on the scene then left with Nevada Highway Patrol.

Back pain:  Rescue 31 and Rescue 32 responded for a reported person with back pain. One person transported to local hospital

Overdose:  Rescue 11 and Rescue 32 responded to an overdose. Rescue 11 transported one patient to a local hospital.

Oct. 23:

MVA w/ injury:  Rescue 32 and Truck 31 responded to reports of a two vehicle accident. Upon arrival all passengers denied medical care and refused transport.

MVA w/ injury:  Rescue 31, Rescue 32, and Truck 31 responded to a vehicle accident. Patient signed out against medical advice.

MVA w/ injury: Rescue 31 responded to a vehicle accident. Patient signed out against medical advice.

Oct. 24:

Odor investigation: Rescue 11 and Engine 31 responded to a residence for a propane smell. After investigation with gas meter detector of residence; no evidence of any gas leak. Rescue 11 and Engine 31 cleared from scene.

Unconscious:  Rescue 11 and Truck 11 responded to a reported unresponsive person. One person transported the local hospital. Hemorrhage Rescue 31 responded for a person bleeding. Patient transported to hospital in St. George.

Oct. 25:

Psychiatric:  Rescue 31 paged out for a patient passed out on the floor with a knife next to him. Rescue 31 transported one to a local hospital for overdose.

Unconscious:  Rescue 11 and Engine 31 responded to reports of an unconscious person. The patient denied transport to the hospital.

Oct. 26:

Fire:  Station 1 and station 3 called for a possible brush fire. Station 1 and station 3 cooled off embers of the brush fire the backyard of the residents; after all embers were cooled all personnel were available.

Heart problem:  Rescue 11 and Rescue 32 responded to the report of a person with heart problems. Rescue 11 transported patient to the local hospital.

Oct. 27:

Special event:  Engine 31 participated in a special event at the Sun City recreation center. Engine 31 was available.

Hemorrhage:  Rescue 31 and Engine 31 responded to the report of a person hemorrhaging. Rescue

31 transported patient to the local hospital.

Special event:  Rescue 11 participated in a special event at the Mesquite library. Rescue 11 available

Trauma:  Rescue 31 called for a person complaining of a possible broken finger. One person transported to area local hospital. Rescue 31 available.