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Casper Fire-EMS responds to 762 incidents in August; average response time faster than July

Casper Fire-EMS (Gregory Hirst, Oil City News)

CASPER, Wyo. — The Casper Fire-EMS Department’s monthly activity report shows it responded to 762 total incidents in August.

While the number of responses was down from July’s total of 864 responses, the number was up compared with the 695 total incident responses in Aug. 2021, according to the Casper Fire-EMS report.

In September 2021, the Casper Fire-EMS Department responded to 786 total incidents. Through Sept. 8, 2022, crews had responded to 157 incidents. In total, Casper Fire-EMS has responded to 6,099 incidents so far in 2022.

In terms of incidents that called for lights and sirens, the Casper Fire-EMS Department’s average response time for 2022 so far is 5 minutes and 37 seconds. August’s average response time was 5 minutes and 6 seconds, faster than the 5-minute 53-second average in July, the report shows.

The department conducted 82 inspections in August and has conducted 33 so far in September for a total of 596 to date for the year. Casper Fire-EMS reports that 519 of those inspections saw a “pass” result.

The interactive report is available online and contains a range of other information, including maps of where responses have occurred by type of response.