La Grande, Ore – (Information released by La Grande Fire Department) In a social media post, La Grande Fire Department announced that Sunday morning December 18 at approximately 04:30 a.m., A-shift broke a record. A-Shift ran its 3,282nd call of the year.
This surpasses 2021’s calls for service numbers and is 154 calls ahead of last year at this time, with ten days left in the year.
“All 3 shifts have been working hard this year in service to you. We’re proud of them for their efforts and the sacrifices they make! 3200+ calls is a busy year under the best of circumstances. These dedicated professionals have logged that number while being shorthanded, yet still focused on our #1 mission – being ready and willing to serve you”
“As we rush into Christmas and the new year, we want you to know we’ll be here when you need us! Ready and willing to break more records in our dedication to serve you”