Perkins Township fire, ambulance calls surge

The number of ambulance calls in Perkins Township this year has increased 7.5 percent, with fire calls up 19 percent.
Andy Ouriel
Nov 11, 2012


Township firefighters responded to 1,840 ambulance runs and almost 450 fire calls through Oct. 31, a significant jump compared to the first 10 months of 2011.

"At this point, there seems to be no one reason for the increase," Perkins fire Chief Keith Wohlever said.

Firefighters are blazing through funds to cover the surge.

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