Fire Incidents: Jul 31 to Aug. 6
The Lexington Fire Department responded to calls about alarm activations and trapped children over the past week.
Fire Incidents By the Numbers
102 Total calls for service
30 EMS calls excluding motor vehicle accidents
13 Unintentional alarm activations
3 EMS calls with no duty/patient refusal
2 Motor vehicle accidents requiring advanced life support
2 Motor vehicle accidents with no duty or no transport
2 Mutual aid medical/rescue calls
2 Assist police or other agency
1 Cooking fire with no extension
1 Patient assist without transport
1 Motor vehicle accident requiring basic life support
1 Motor vehicle accident involving a pedestrian
1 Gas leak
1 Smoke, odor removal
1 Public service assistance
1 Mutual aid cover, standby
1 Nonmedical public assistance
1 dispatch cancelled while en route
Fire Incident Reports
Wednesday, Aug. 1
6:10 p.m. – Engine crews responded to Marrett Road to help police get a child out of an automobile parked there. The child was reportedly in there for 45 minutes and the mother gave the OK to break the back window.
Friday, Aug. 3
7:06 a.m. – Firefighters responded to an alarm system sounding on Fairfield Drive, which turned out to be caused by a power outage.
2:52 p.m. – Firefighters responded to Garfield Street for a reported problem with a gas grill that had become quite warm while sitting in the sunlight after being filled. The resident requested assistance with removing the tank, and it was brought to the fire house for appropriate handling.