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FEBRUARY 2024 RECAP

Updated: Apr 2


Crews operate at a residential fire in the Town of McCandless.

INCIDENTS

The Wexford VFC responded to 105 calls in February. 68 calls were fire-based responses, and 37 calls were for QRS responses. We were dispatched for 15 1st alarm residential and commercial assignments, including a working residential structure fire in the Town of McCandless and a residential lightning strike with significant property damage in Pine. Other incidents include a single-vehicle accident with entrapment in Pine, and even a cat rescue from a tree. Our average response time was 6 minutes and 10 seconds, and a total of 32 members responded to incidents this month.


Here is our incident breakdown by major incident category for February:
  • Fire Alarm – 13

  • Fire – 4

  • Good Intent – 40

  • Hazardous Condition (no fire) – 2

  • Rescue / QRS – 44

  • Service Call – 1

  • Severe Weather - 1


TOTAL – 105



Property damage sustained during a multiple bolt lightning strike.


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