WILLIAMSPORT - The Williamsport Volunteer Fire and EMS Co. responded to more than 100 fire and EMS calls in the Williamsport area in October, according to the monthly report.
The calls consisted mostly of emergency calls for medical assistance, and for the fire department, house fires, auto accidents and brush fires.
On Sept. 6, Washington County Department of Emergency Services placed in service a paramedic chase vehicle based out of Clear Spring Volunteer Ambulance Service. The chase vehicle responded to 12 calls in September in Williamsport's first-due response area and 13 in October.
Rapid Intervention Team training continued with drills at the Greencastle Pike training house. The team is a group of firefighters who respond when firefighters fall through floors, become trapped or lost, or are injured while inside a burning building.