Lakes Region receives 163 calls, more than double normal, during NH blizzard
LACONIA — The Lakes Region Mutual Fire Aid dispatched to a total of 163 incidents during Tuesday's storm — more than double their normal call volume.
LRMFA, which dispatches fire, and EMS for 35 communities in the Lake Region of New Hampshire, typically dispatches about 69 incidents per day.
During Tuesday's storm, LRMFA received 103 fire calls, including trees and wires down, 37 EMS calls, 12 motor vehicle accident calls, eight service calls, and three other miscellaneous calls.
There were multiple instances of simultaneous calls throughout the day and evening hours, Chief Coordinator Jonathan Goldman said.
Of the multiple calls for service dispatched, LRMFA Dispatchers coordinated the responses to a fatal MVA, a stranded snowmobiler on the trail system, and two separate stranded motorists.