Last month proved to be another busy month for the Independence First Aid Squad, with 195 requests for service.
Here are the responses by the municipality for February 2023:
Independence Township - 28
Liberty Township - 27
Mansfield Township- 92
Allamuchy Township – 2
Blairstown Township- 3
Frelinghuysen Township – 5 (1 Long-term Care Facilities)
Hackettstown – 17
Hardwick Township- 1
Hope Township – 3
Knowlton Township- 3
Washington Borough – 7
Washington Township - 3
White Township- 3
The above calls are the calls the Independence First Aid Squad was requested to respond to. The primary EMS agency or a closer mutual aid agency may have canceled our response to some of the calls we were dispatched to.
During February 2023, the First Aid Squad had 147 patient contacts and 117 patient transports.
February 2023 Response Times (All Calls):
Average Dispatch to Responding: 3.31
Average Dispatch to Scene: 12.88
In February 2023, the Independence First Aid Squad missed 5 calls in our primary area. The following EMS Agencies handled the 5 calls:
Hackettstown First Aid and Rescue Squad- 5
We are always looking for new volunteers to join our team. For more information, visit www.73rescue.org