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Charlottetown Fire Department handles variety of emergencies

Charlottetown Fire Department (City of Charlottetown photo).
The Charlottetown Fire Department responded to 41 emergency calls in May.- SaltWire File Photo
CHARLOTTETOWN, P.E.I. —

The Charlottetown Fire Department responded to 41 emergency calls in May.

That was down from the 58 calls the two stations went to in April.

Station 1 on Kent Street handled 24 of the calls while Station 2 in Sherwood responded to 17 calls.

Six of the calls for Station 1 involved mutual aid with Island EMS while four of the calls were in response to an alarm ringing because someone was working on the system and another four calls for an alarm ringing due to cooking.

Station 1 also responded to a camp fire in the woods, one deck on fire and one animal rescue.

As for Station 2, four of its calls were related to an alarm ringing due to an equipment malfunction and another four for an alarm ringing because someone was cooking. The department also rendered medical assistance in one case, was called to one grass fire and one fire in the woods.

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