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 1
Chest pain 5
Fire alarm 1
Fuel spill 1
Heart problem 2
Mental person 1
MVA w/injury 1
Patient transport 11
Sick person 5
Unknown problem 1
Vehicle fire 1
Chest Pain: Rescues 11 and 32 responded to a report of chest pain. One patient was transported to the local hospital.
Sick Person: Rescue 31 dispatched to the report of a sick person. One person signed out against medical advice.
Heart Problem: Rescues 11, 32 and Engine 31 responded to a cardiac arrest. One patient was transported to the local hospital.
Fuel Spill: Engine 31 responded to report of a fuel spill. Leak was controlled.
Domestic: Rescue 11 responded to report of hemmorhage/lacerations. Patient signed out against medical advice.
Fire Alarm: Engine 31, Rescue 11 and Chief 2 responded to report of a fire alarm. On arrival smoke detectors were found to be dusty and past their expiration date.
Inhalation: Rescue 11 and Engine 31 responded to report of a Carbon Monoxide detector activation. Detector was found to have a battery needing replacement.
Vehicle Fire: Rescue 11 and Engine 31 responded to a car smoking. Fire was extinguished. Overhaul was performed. All units available.
MVA with Injury: Rescue 31 responded to a multiple vehicle accident. One person reported injured. Person refused treatment and signed refusal form.
Convulsions: Rescue 11 responded for a person having convulsions. Patient transported to St. George UT.
Mental Person: Rescue 11 dispatched to the report of a psychiatric. One person was transported to the local hospital.
Unknown Problem: Rescues 11 and 31 responded to a report of an unknown problem. It was accidental medical alarm activation and there was no patient.
Abdominal Pain: Rescue 11 and Truck 11 dispatched to the report of abdominal pain. One person was transported to the local hospital.