Carthage Fire Department Monthly Statistics May 2024


(From the Carthage Fire Department)

The Carthage Fire Department responded to a total of 202 calls in the month of May.

Structure fires – 5
Vehicle fires – 2
Natural cover fires – 6
Motor vehicle accidents – 16
Medical calls – 120
Hazardous material – 13
Automatic/Mutual aid – 2
Miscellaneous – 38


60 of these calls were responded to in the District and 142 of them were responded to in the City.

Originally appeared on Inside Joplin

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