Elkhart Fire Department responds to more than 700 calls in December

ELKHART – The Elkhart Fire Department recently released the department’s response numbers for December 2017.

• Total responses: 735

• Emergency medical service incident: 516

• Public service assistance: 44

• Unintentional system/ detector operation (no fire): 42

• Wrong location, no emergency found: 31

• System or detector malfunction: 20

• Dispatched and canceled en route: 15

• Combustible/ flammable spills and leaks: 13

• Structure Fire: 13

• Malicious, mischievous false alarm: 11

• Extrication, rescue: 5

• Electrical wiring/ equipment problem: 4

• Outside rubbish fire: 3

• Water problem: 3

• Citizen complaint: 2

• Smoke, odor problem: 2

• Person in distress: 2

• Mobile property (vehicle) fire: 2

• False alarm and false call, other: 2

• Unauthorized burning: 1

• Good intent call, other: 1

• Service call, other: 1

• Medical assist: 1

• Fire, other: 1

Counts by station:

• Central Fire station: 272

• Station 2: 147

• Station 3: 36

• Station 4: 165

• Station 5: 33

• Station 6: 59

• Station 7: 23

 

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