Smoky River Emergency Services received 27 calls for service in September.
Fire Chief Marcel Maure discussed the statistics as part of his report at the M.D. council meeting in Falher on Oct. 11.
The calls are broken down as follows:
. Twelve medical calls.
. Five provincial highway motor vehicle collisions.
. One outdoor fire.
. Four others (public or RCMP assistance).
To date in 2017, there have been 133 calls for service, which is average, he says.
Maure also noted that the fire department conducted training at the Girouxville Hotel on Sept. 27.
It involved practicing for the extrication of guests. See the story and photo in the Oct. 18 edition of the Smoky River Express.
Also, last week was National Fire Prevention Week. Check this week’s paper for a story about activities that Smoky River Emergency Services hosted.