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Mixture of calls kept Charlottetown, P.E.I., firefighters busy in July

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

Things were a little busier for the Charlottetown Fire Department in July.

Combined the two stations responded to almost 90 calls.

Station 1 on Kent Street reports handling 56 calls with more than 20 calls coming in that involved an alarm ringing with no fire, an alarm pulled accidentally or due to equipment malfunction.

Station 1 also responded to five accidents, two calls related to a stuck elevator, three calls for smoke in a building, six calls for mutual aid, three mulch fires and two calls for someone smelling smoke.

Station 2 in Sherwood handled three alarms ringing related to cooking, two calls for smoke coming from a vehicle, one electric line down, three structure fires, two calls related to burning brush, five calls for mutual aid involving Island EMS and the New Glasgow Fire Department, two accidents and one case involving a box of flyers that had been set on fire.

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