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 74 calls this week:
Agency assistance 2
Assault/Sexual assault 1
Back pain 2
Business fire 1
Chest pain 2
Fire alarm 1
Heart problem 1
Locked in vehicle 1
MVA w/injury 2
Patient transport 16
Sick person 6
Special event 2
Stroke (CVA) 1
Suspicious person 1
Unknown problem 1
Verbal disturbance 1
Heart Problem: Rescue 31 and Rescue 32 dispatched to the report of heart problems. One person was transported to the local hospital.
Overdose: Rescue 11 dispatched to the report of an overdose. One person was evaluated and signed out against medical advice.
Business Fire: Engine 31, Truck 31, Rescue 11, and Chief 2 responded to a report of a commercial building with smoke showing from the roof across the street from City Hall. Chief 2 arrived to find a dumpster on fire behind the business with no extension to the structure. Fire quickly extinguished without incident.
Convulsions: Rescue 11 and Engine 31 responded to reports of a person having seizures. One patient was transported to a local hospital.
Breathing: Rescue 31 and Rescue 32 responded to a local residence for shortness of breath. One patient transported to the local hospital.
Assault/Sex Assault: Rescue 11 responded to reports of a person who was assaulted. Upon arrival, no patient was found.
MVA with Injury: Engine 31, Rescue 31, and Rescue 32 responded on a motor vehicle accident on I15 north bound. Upon arrival, Clark County Rescue 71 was on scene evaluating one patient. Patient signed out against medical advice.
Unconscious: Rescue 11 and Rescue 32 responded to the reports of an unconscious victim. Patient was transported to local hospital.
Headache: Rescue 11 responded to the reports of a person having a severe headache. Patient was treated and refused transport to local hospital.
Agency Assistance: Police requested EMS to assess an individual. Person had no medical complaints.
Headache: Rescue 11 was dispatched out for a person involved in a domestic disturbance. Person was transported to our local hospital.
Verbal Disturbance: Rescue 11 was dispatched out to a domestic disturbance. Person refused transport.
Vehicle Fire: Mesquite Fire & Rescue’s Engines 11, 31 and Rescue 31 provided mutual to Beaver Dam Littlefield Fire District and responded to a semi-truck trailer fire on I-15 SB AZ MM 1. The combined efforts of both departments contained and extinguished the fire. No injuries were reported.
Patient Transport: Rescue 31 provided an Interfacility Patient Transport from a local hospital to a St. George area hospital.