Medical calls go up and up

Sunday, February 9th, 2014

The number of medical calls answered by Malahide volunteer firefighters continues to increase each year.

In his 2013 year-end report to township councillors Thursday, Feb. 6, Fire Chief Paul Groeneveld said 64 percent of all alarms answered by firefighters last year were medical-related.

The only reason he could imagine for the increase was the ageing local population.

 

Read more in the Feb. 12 print edition or the online e-edition.

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