Cedar Rapids Fire Department responds to four times as many calls as normal following derecho
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG) - The Cedar Rapids Fire Department said it has responded to four times as many calls as normal following the derecho.
In a Facebook post, officials said the fire department has responded to 2,071 calls since August 10. That’s compared to 559 calls from a similar time period a year ago.
Most of the calls have been for gas leaks (336), outside fires (307) and fire alarms (226).
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