UPDATE: Austin Travis County EMS continues to deal with record-breaking call volumes
AUSTIN, TX – The Austin Travis County EMS continues to respond to record-breaking call volumes.
#ATCEMS Incident Summary 2/16:
Today was another record breaking day, with #ATCEMSMedics & communications staff responding to 1,323 calls for service.
Austin, we know you’re tired & cold, but we’re almost out of the woods! Please help us help you, by staying home & staying safe! pic.twitter.com/lgdRL7XURd
— ATCEMS (@ATCEMS) February 17, 2021
Tuesday saw the service respond to 1,323 calls for help. There were 31 vehicle crashes with injuries, including 9 rollover collisions. In addition, there were 69 environmental exposure incidents, 104 falls due to ice, and 38 carbon monoxide poisonings.
Residents were advised to stay home and stay safe.
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