During September the Sooke Fire Department responded to 25 medical calls. As first responders the fire department attends to patients with medical emergencies until an ambulance can be dispatched or attend depending on the severity of a medical incident.
Next on the list of service calls are motor vehicle incidents. There were nine during September where the fire department was called out.
Burning complaints warranted fire department attendance in eight cases.
In September the department responded to two structure fires, three forest fires and two beach fires. Other call outs included two assists to police, one fuel spill, one carbon monoxide alarm and two fire alarms. In one case the department was called when a child was locked in a room. A natural gas leak and one report of a fire in a home summarized the call outs for the Sooke Fire Department.