Fire and ambulance report for Oct. 30
MOUND CITY – Weekly reports for ambulance and fire service were given to the Linn County Commissioners on Monday, Oct. 30.
Fire Chief Randy Hegwald reported that there had been nine incidents the past week making the year to date total 376. There were three motor vehicle incidents with no injuries, three public service events, one dispatched and canceled en route, one extrication of victim from a building/structure, and one building fire.
He reminded the commissioners that the “Stop the Bleed” class was being held Saturday, Nov. 4. at the county annex from 1 to 5 p.m.
He said that the fire department would be doing a training with the Evergy using the F-500 trailer this week.
American Medical Resources (AMR) operations manager Galen Anderson reported that there had been 15 transports the past week making the month to date total 60, which he said was right on track with their projections.
Anderson updated the commissioners that a new ambulance would be purchased next year for Linn County because one of the ambulances was reaching the cap of 225,000 miles during 2024. He explained that this would be no extra expense to the county as it was included in the contract.