For the weekend beginning Friday, September 25, 2015 and ending Sunday, September 27, 2015 the Fire Service responded to four fire calls and sixty nine ambulance calls, 47 in the north and 22 in the south.
There were four physical assault incidents, eleven motor vehicle accidents and one drowning incident.
The most serious of the calls were on Sunday, September 27, 2015. At 1:00 p.m. officers from the Soufriere Fire Station responded to a drowning incident. On arrival at the scene there were already two physicians attending to the patient. A 68 year old male was transported to the hospital where he was pronounced dead by a medical doctor.
Later that Sunday at 4:23 p.m. officers from the Gros Islet Fire Station responded to a motor vehicle accident at Mongiraud, Gros Islet. One minibus with passengers onboard ran off the road, slamming into a utility pole and breaking it. The minibus driver was attempting to avoid another vehicle that suddenly stopped ahead of him. As a result three persons were transported to hospital nursing injuries about their bodies.
At 7:39 p.m. on Sunday, officers from the Vieux Fort Fire Station responded to a motor vehicle accident near Sandy Beach when a head on collision involving a car and a pickup travelling in opposite directions occurred. One male individual on the car was trapped and had to be extricated from the vehicle. He sustained serious injuries and was transported to the hospital along with three other individuals.
At 8:47 p.m. on Sunday officers from the Castries Fire Station responded to a motor vehicle accident. A 24 year old male fell off a motorcycle, he was unresponsive upon their arrival with abrasions about his body and had to be transported to Hospital.