The Cleburne Fire Department responded to 409 calls in June. They resulted in an estimated $112,200 worth of damage and loss. Calls were for incidents in the following categories.

Fire calls

Building fires    2

Contained trash or rubbish fire     1

Passenger vehicle fires    6

Natural vegetation fire, other     1

Brush or brush-and-grass mixture fires    3

Grass fires    5

Outside rubbish fire, other     1

Trash bin fires    2

Outside gas or vapor combustion explosion     1

Rescue and emergency medical service incidents

EMS incidents, other    8

Medical assists of EMS crews    2

EMS calls excluding vehicle accidents with injuries    252

Vehicle accidents with injuries     13

Vehicle and pedestrian accident     1

Vehicle accidents with no injuries    5

Extricate victim from vehicle     1

Hazardous conditions with no fire

Gas or other flammable liquid spill     1

Gas leaks    3

Electrical wiring or equipment problems, other    3

Overheated motor     1

Breakdown of light ballast     1

Power lines down    4

Cable or telephone lines down    3

Arcing power line     1

General clean up of vehicle accidents    2

Service calls

Service call, other     1

Lift assists     1

Unlock autos    3

Public service assistances, other    2

Assist police or other governmental agencies    3

Police matter     1

Public service    3

Good-intent calls

Good-intent calls, other    4

Dispatched and canceled en route    20

Canceled on scene by ambulance    8

Canceled on scene by other agency    3

Canceled on scene by Cleburne police     1

No sick or injured found upon arrival    6

Recreational fires     1

Smoke scare or odor of smoke     1

Gas scares or odor of gas    3

Smoke from barbecue or tar kettle     1

False alarms and calls

False alarms and calls, other    6

System malfunctions, other    2

Smoke detector activations because of malfunctions    2

Alarm sounded because of malfunction    1

Alarm system activation with no cause determined     1

Alarm system activations, unintentional with no fire    3

Johnson County Emergency Service District calls

The Johnson County Emergency Services District No. 1 dispatched 456 calls in June. Of those, 403 were emergency calls and 53 were non-emergency calls.

The dispatch center averaged 15 calls per day in June. They dispatched 237 calls between 6 a.m. and 6 p.m.

County and area fire departments, not counting Cleburne and Burleson, answered 828 calls in June. JCESD tracks the calls of the Alvarado, Joshua and Keene fire departments, but do not dispatch them.

Total fire department calls for June include:

• Rendon, five fire calls, 14 EMS calls.

• Cresson, five fire calls, one EMS call.

• Bono, 16 fire calls, 16 EMS calls.

• Venus, 28 fire calls, 35 EMS calls.

• Briaroaks, 26 fire calls, 37 EMS calls.

• Godley, 19 fire calls, 32 EMS calls.

• Grandview, 14 fire calls, 22 EMS calls.

• Rio Vista, 20 fire calls, 18 EMS calls.

• Joshua, 31 fire calls, 47 EMS calls.

• Keene, 49 fire calls, 73 EMS calls.

• Alvarado, 50 fire calls, 75 EMS calls.

• Liberty Chapel, 25 fire calls, 22 EMS calls.

• Lillian, 24 fire calls, 38 EMS calls.

• Mid North, 16 fire calls, 55 EMS calls.

• Blue Water Oaks, three fire calls, 12 EMS calls.

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