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EFD Releases November Activity

December 13, 2007
The Elkins Fire Department responded to 52 calls in November. The following is a break down of specific incidents.


Fire, other: 1

Building fire: 2

Outside rubbish, trash or waste fire: 2

Rescue and Emergency Medical Service Incident

Medical assist, assist EMS crew: 9

Motor vehicle accident with injuries: 5

Motor vehicle accident with no injuries: 6

Extrication of victims from vehicle: 1

Hazardous Condition

(No fire)

Gasoline or other flammable liquid spill: 1

Power line down: 4

Arching, shorted electrical equipment: 1

Service Call

Service call, other: 1

Smoke or odor removal: 3

Assist police or other governmental agency: 1

Public service 1

Good Intent Call

Good intent call, other: 1

Dispatched and cancelled en route: 5

No incident found on arrival dispatch: 1

Authorized controlled burning: 1

Steam, vapor, fog or dust: 1

False Alarm and

False Call

Sprinkler activation, no fire: 1

Alarm system activation, no fire: 1

Severe Weather and

Natural Disaster

Wind storm, tornado/hurricane assessment: 3

Total incident count: 52

Total estimated loss: $2,500



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