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 68 calls this week:
Cardiac Arrest 3
Fire alarm 2
Fire investigation 3
Fire public Education 1
Fuel spill 1
Heart problem 1
MVA w/injury 2
Patient Transport 17
Public assist 1
Sick person 9
Stroke (CVA) 1
Overdose: Rescue 11 responded on an accidental overdose. No patient found.
Convulsions: Rescue 31 and Rescue 32 responded for a person having seizures. Patient transported to Mesa View.
Fire Public Education: Inspector 1 responded to an apartment complex to provide public education to youth regarding fire safety.
Trauma: Rescue 11 responded to a report of someone falling from a trampoline. One patient was transported to the local hospital
Heart Problem: Rescue 11 and Rescue 32 dispatched to the report of heart problems. One person was transported to the local hospital.
Cardiac Arrest: Rescue 11 and Rescue 31 responded to a cardiac arrest, arrest confirmed.
Public Assist: Engine 31 responded to reports of a Mesquite resident who needed assistance with their fire alarms.
Breathing: Rescue 11 responded to Mesquite Detention center for a reported person with difficulty breathing. Person was treated on scene and signed Against Medical Advice Form.
Fuel Spill: Engine 31, Rescue 31, and Rescue 11 responded to report of a fuel spill. A generator in the bed of a pickup truck was found to be leaking fuel. Leak was controlled by Engine 31 and Rescue 11.
Cardiac Arrest: Rescue 11 responded to a person in cardiac arrest, obviously death.
Pregnancy: Rescue 11 and Rescue 32 responded for a person giving birth. Patient and baby transported to Mesa View Hospital.
Choking: Rescue 11 responded for a person choking. Patient signed out against medical advice.
Overdose: Rescue 31 was dispatched out to a possible overdose. Patient was transported to our local hospital.