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 65 calls this week:
Agency assistance 1
Back pain 1
Chest pain 2
Fire alarm 3
Fire investigation 2
Gas leak 1
MVA w/injury 5
Patient transport 14
Public assistance 1
Sick person 6
Stroke (CVA) 4
Unknown problem 1
Vehicle fire 1
Public assistance: E31 responded to help an elderly individual with a smoke detector malfunction.
Vehicle fire: Engine 31, Truck 31 and Rescue 11 responded to a report of a car fire at the fuel pumps of a gas station. The fire was extinguished preventing spread to other exposures.
Back pain: Rescue 31 responded to a report of back pain. One patient was transported to a local hospital.
Gas leak: Engine 31 responded to a report of a gasoline leak from a vehicle; incident was controlled.
MVA with injury: Rescue 11 and Engine 31 responded to report of a motor vehicle accident. One patient was transported to a local hospital.
Chest pain: Rescue 11 and 31 responded to a report of chest pain. One patient transported to a local hospital.
Fire investigation: Engine 31 and Rescue 32 responded to the area of the High School for visible smoke, found a non-permitted burn in a back yard and asked the owner to put it out.
Breathing: Rescue 11 and Rescue 32 responded to a person with difficulty breathing, 1 patient transported to a hospital in St. George.
Intoxication: Rescue 11 responded to an intoxicated individual at a local casino. Person was taken into custody by Mesquite Police officer.
Sick person: Rescue 11 responded to the reports of a sick person. Patient was transported to local hospital.
Hemorrhage: Rescue 11 and Engine 31 responded to the reports of a victim bleeding. Patient was transported to local hospital.
Fire alarm: Engine 31 responded to the reports of a smoke alarm. After investigation, no smoke no fire was present. Smoke detector malfunction.
Psychiatric: Rescue 31 responded to a report of a psychiatric problem. One patient was transported to a local hospital.
Agency assistance: Engine 31 and Rescue 31 responded to a single vehicle accident. One patient was transported to a local hospital.