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 75 calls this week:
Back pain 3
Cardiac arrest 1
Chest pain 2
Fire alarm 4
Fire inspection 1
Gas leak 1
Heart problem 1
MVA w/injury 1
Patient transport 11
Sick person 7
Stroke (CVA) 2
Unknown problem 4
Convulsions: Rescue 11 and Rescue 32 responded to a reported person having a seizure. Person refused transport and singed Against Medical Advice.
Heart Problem: Rescue 31 and Rescue 32 responded to a reported person with heart problems. One person transported to local hospital.
Alarm: Rescue 11 and Engine 31 responded to a residential smoke alarm. No smoke, no fire, Negative on 4 alarm gas meter. Battery changed and smoke alarm reset; smoke detector back to normal. All units cleared from scene.
Fire Alarm: Engine 31 and Rescue 31 responded for a residential fire alarm. No smoke, no fire, gas meter negative. Smoke detector battery changed and reset. System is normal. All units cleared from scene.
Breathing: Rescues 11 and 32 responded to a report of breathing difficulty. One patient was transported to the local hospital.
Unknown Problem: Rescues 11 and 32 responded to a report of an unknown problem. Two patients were transported to the local hospital.
Fire Inspection: Engine 31 responded to a report of an active smoke alarm. There was no fire, and the cause was found to be a faulty smoke detector.
Gas Leak: Engine 31 responded to report of a gas leak. On arrival a five gallon propan tank was found that was leaking, leak was controlled.
Stroke (CVA): Rescue 11 and Rescue 31 responded to report of a possible stroke. Rescue 11 transported one patient to a local hospital.
Convulsions: Rescue 11 and Rescue 32 responded to report of a child in seizure. Rescue 11 transported one patient to a local hospital.
Cardiac Arrest: Rescue 11 and Rescue 32 responded to report of a cardiac arrest. On arrival, resuscitation was attempted, however, was not successful and the patient was determined to be deceased.
Trauma: Rescue 32 responded for a football player injury. Patient transported to Mesa View Hospital.
Convulsions: Rescue 31 and Rescue 32 responded for a person having seizures. Patient transported to St. George hospital.