RACINE — Racine Fire Chief Jamie Jones recently gave a report to village council on the departments calls during 2012.
A total of 130 calls were received by the Racine Volunteer Fire Department last year.
The majority of the calls were for motor vehicle crashes (23) and aero-medical landing zones (22).
They were called 12 times for manpower assistance with EMS, received nine calls for structure fires, nine calls for brush fires and seven calls for downed utility lines.
Other calls responded to by the department included: gas leak/odor investigations, six; meth labs, four; mutual aid calls, four; auto fires, three; automatic fire alarms, three; outside miscellaneous fires, two; search and rescue, one; animal rescue, one; haz-mat cleanup, one; and fire investigations/miscellaneous calls, eight.
The fire department was cancelled en route to 15 calls.