2015-02-19 / News Briefs

Newport Fire Incident Run Report

During the period from Monday, Feb. 9 through Sunday, Feb. 15, the Newport Fire Department responded to 130 calls. Of those, 55 were emergency medical calls.

Fire apparatus was used for 130 responses:

• Station 1 - Headquarters/
Rescue 1 and 3 responded to
50 calls
• Station 1 - Engines 1 and 6
responded to 39 calls
• Station 2 - Old Fort Road Rescue 2
responded to 25 calls
• Station 2 - Old Fort Road Engine 2
responded to 19 calls
• Station 5 - Touro Street Engines 3
and 5 responded to 41 calls

Specific situations fire apparatus was used for include:

1- Animal rescue
1- Assist NPD or other governmental agency
2- Water or steam problem
1-Gas leak, natural or LPG
1- Electrical wiring/ equipment
problem
2- Fire apparatus sent from
Newport
1- Fire apparatus sent to New
port
34- Engine assist on EMS call, excluding motor vehicle
1- Power line down
2- Lockout
18- Assist public calls
1- False alarm calls
15- Fire alarm soundings -
no fire
6- Fire alarm malfunctions -
no fire
34 - Engine assist on EMS call

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