Plymouth Fire DepartmentPlymouth Fire Chief Rod Miller presented his department’s August activity report during Monday night’s Board of Public Works and Safety Meeting.
There were a total of 196 alarm situations last month with 146 of them being emergency medical service incidents and 12 medical assists. Eight times last month emergency responders were cancelled en route and responded to 5 false alarms.
August had 4 combustible spills or leaks and 4 structure fires for the Plymouth Fire Department, 3 good intent calls, 2 smoke or odor problems, 2 system malfunctions and 2 public service assistance calls. Emergency responders were sent to the wrong location 1 time, had 1 grass fire, 1 electrical wiring problem and 1 other fire.
Looking at incidents by districts shows that Plymouth Fire responded to 133 incidents in the City of Plymouth, 28 in West Township, 18 in Center Township, 1 assist to Culver and 1 to LaPaz.
Plymouth paramedics had 6 assists for Walkerton, 3 with LaPaz, 2 with Argos, 2 with Culver and 1 with Starke County last month.
Emergency responders with the Plymouth Fire Department had total of 146 hours of training in August.