Mon. Mar 27th, 2023
The call volume was down in 2019 for the Mid-County Fire District. Chief Scott Frandsen has released their year-end statistics analysis. They responded to 2,021 calls in 2018. That number fell to 1,978 last year. Natural cover and brush fires dropped from 79-47. Structure fires went up last year from 48 to 64. Rubbish and dumpster fires were down. Vehicle fires, weather-related calls, and water emergencies and dive rescue calls all went up last year. Training hours for the district went up, as well. In 2018 they completed 7,720 hours of training, averaging 643 hours a month. In 2019 those numbers jumped to 9,714 total hours, or just over 809 hours per month.