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Charlottetown fire department stays on top of emergencies in April

Charlottetown Fire Department (City of Charlottetown photo).
Charlottetown Fire Department (City of Charlottetown photo). - SaltWire File Photo

The Charlottetown Fire Department responded to 58 emergency calls in April.

The majority of them, 35, were handed by Station 2 in the neighbourhood of Sherwood.

And, of those 35 calls, 11 of them were for an alarm activated by cooking.

Twelve calls involved an alarm system set off by mistake.

There were also two calls for mutual aid for Island EMS, one call for medical assistance, one call for a water rescue involving two missing people, one wire on a tree, one motor vehicle fire and one accident.

Station 1 on Kent Street responded to four accidents, five false alarms, one motor vehicle fire, one brush fire, one incident where leaves were burning and one propane leak.


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