Rutherford First Aid Squad Captain Michael Tarantino has reported that the Squad responded to 99 calls for assistance during the month of November 2014,
traveling over 1,042 miles.
Of the 99 calls for assistance, 63 calls were classified as medical emergencies, 28 calls were for trauma, 10 calls were for motor vehicle accidents, there were 5 fire calls, 1 cardiac arrest and 3 calls were classified as other.
The Squad visited 5 different hospitals, with Hackensack University Medical Center leading with 45 visits. The Squad treated 68 residents, 23 nonresidents and responded to 4 mutual aid calls. The Squad requested the services of the Paramedics on 37 occasions.