In this column: MGSHC = Ministry Good Samaritan Health Center; AWH = Aspirus Wausau Hospital; MSCH = Ministry St. Clare’s Hospital; MSJH = Ministry St. Joseph’s Hospital; MSHH = Ministry Sacred Heart Hospital; PCNH = Pine Crest Nursing Home; MVA = motor vehicle accident.
August 1
Calls: #1085- At 12:53 a.m. Med 1 responded to Chippewa St. for a 45 year old male with a cardiac problem, transported to MGSHC; #1086- At 10:18 a.m. Med 1 responded to 1st St. for a 54 year old female with a medical problem, transported to AWH; #1087- At 10:53 a.m. Med 2 responded to W. Main St. for an 86 year old female with a medical problem, transported to MGSHC; #1088- Med 2 responded to MGSHC for an 86 year old female with a medical problem, transported to AWH; #1089- At 1:22 p.m. Med 1 responded to Kinzel & State sts. for a 47 year old female with a medical problem, transported to MGSHC; #1090- At 7:10 p.m. Med 1 responded to S. Center Ave. for a 94 year old male with a medical problem, transported to MGSHC; #1091- At 7:48 p.m. Med 3 responded to S. Foster St. for an 89 year old female with a cardiac problem, transported to MGSHC; #1092- At 9:11 p.m. Med 3 responded to Parkway Dr. for a 49 year old male with a trauma, transported to MGSHC; #1093- At 9:12 p.m. Med 1 responded to MGSHC for an 89 year old female with a cardiac problem, transported to AWH; #1094- At 9:21 p.m. Med 2 responded to East St. for a 64 year old male with a cardiac problem, transported to MGSHC; #1095- At 9:39 p.m. Med 3 responded to E. 1st St. for a 74 year old female with a medical problem, no transport; #1096- Med 2 responded to MGSHC for a 64 year old male with a cardiac problem, transported to AWH; #1097- At 10:58 p.m. Med 1 responded to E. 2nd St. for a 47 year old female with a medical problem, no transport; #1098- At 11:34 p.m. Med 1 responded to E. 3rd St. for a 56 year old female with a medical problem, transported to MGSHC.
Other activities: Medical & fire standby coverage at Lincoln County Fairgrounds for county fair; assist & prepare for 35th annual Merrill Fire Charities softball tournament at Ott’s Park.
August 2
Calls: #1099- At 1:54 a.m. Med 1 responded to E. 1st St. for a 64 year old female with a medical problem, no transport; #1100- At 2:31 a.m. Med 2 responded to E. 1st St. for a 74 year old female with a medical problem, transported to MGSHC; #1101- At 8:53 a.m. Med 1 responded to Johnson St. for a 54 year old male with a medical problem, transported to MGSHC; #1102- At 12:18 p.m. Med 1 responded to MGSHC for a 24 year old female with a trauma, transported to AWH; #1103- At 2:16 p.m. Med 1 responded to Hwy. 17 for a 56 year old male with a medical problem, transported to MGSHC; #1104-1- At 2:47 p.m. Med 3 responded to Hwy. 17 for a 73 year old female with a trauma, transported to MGSHC; #1104-2- At 2:47 p.m. Med 3 responded to Hwy. 17 for a 76 year old male with a trauma, transported to MGSHC; #1105- At 5:02 p.m. Med 1 responded to Lincoln County Jail for a 43 year old male with a medical problem, transported to MGSHC; #1106- At 8:57 p.m. Med 3 responded to Lincoln County Fairgrounds for a 48 year old male with a medical problem, no transport.
Other activities: Fire safety inspections at the LIncoln County Fairgrounds for the county fair stands and rides; continued to operate the fund raiser with off duty personnel for Merrill Firefighter Charities.
August 3
Calls: #1107- At 9:58 a.m. Med 1 responded to W. Jackson St. for a four year old female with a medical problem, transported to MGSHC; #1108- At 12:56 p.m. Med 3 responded to Fairgrounds for a 28 year old female with a medical problem, no transport; #1109- Med 2 responded to Ott’s Park for a female with a trauma, no transport; #1110- At 11:30 p.m. Med 1 responded to Thielman St. for an 89 year old female with a medical problem, no transport.
Other activities: Ambulance standby at Lincoln County Fair; fire safety at Lincoln County Fair.
August 4
Calls: #1111- At 7:38 a.m. Med 2 responded to E. 1st St. for a 64 year old female with a medical problem, transported to MGSHC; #1112- At 10:30 a.m. Med 3 responded to MGSHC for a 64 year old female with a medical problem, transported to MSJH; #1113- At 12:44 p.m. Med 1 responded to 1st St., Irma, for a 54 year old female with a medical problem, transported to MGSHC; #1114- At 2:25 p.m. Med 2 responded to Genesee St. for a 64 year old male with a medical problem, transported to MSCH; #1115- At 3:51 p.m. Med 1 responded to PCNH for an 81 year old female with a medical problem, transported to MGSHC; #1116- At 4:45 p.m. Med 1 responded to W. Jackson St. for a 28 year old male with a medical problem, transported to MGSHC; #1117- At 6:45 p.m. Med 2 responded to Court St. for a 56 year old male with a medical problem, transported to MGSHC; #1118- At 7:20 p.m. Med 2 responded to MGSHC for an 81 year old female with a medical problem, transported to PCNH; #1119- At 7:25 p.m. Eng 2 responded to W. Main & State sts. to assist the PD in blocking roads due to flooding; #1120- At 8:04 p.m. Med 3 responded to MGSHC for a 28 year old male with a medical problem, transported to MSCH; #1121- At 9:09 p.m. Med 2 responded to W. Taylor St. for an 89 year old female with a trauma, transported to MGSHC.
Other activities: Blood pressure screenings at Park Place; fire prevention inspections.
August 5
Calls: #1122- At 11:30 a.m. Med 2 responded to an 89 year old male with a medical problem, transported to MGSHC; #1123- At 6:05 p.m. Med 2 responded to E. 2nd St. for a medical problem, transported to MGSHC; #1124- At 7:11 p.m. Med 2 responded to Gleason for a 70 year old female with a medical problem, transported to MGSHC; #1125- At 11:09 p.m. Med 3 responded to MGSHC for a 70 year old female with a medical problem, transported to AWH; 
Other activities: Preparations for Community Night Out; blood pressure screening at Jenny Towers; fire extinguisher demonstration at Lincoln County Safety Building; Safety Day Camp for Kids at MARC.
August 6
Calls: #1126- At 11:14 a.m. Med 1 responded to N. Stuyvesant St. for a 65 year old female with a medical problem, transported to MGSHC; #1127- At 2:29 p.m. Med 2 responded to Schielke Rd. for aa 65 year old male with a medical problem, no transport; #1128- At 3:23 p.m. Med 3 responded to MGSHC for a 65 year old female with a medical problem, transported to MSJH; #1129- At 6:16 p.m. Med 1 responded to 1st Ave., Gleason for a 95 year old male, patient assisted at scene; #1130- At 9:13 p.m. Med 1 responded to N. Foster St. for a 24 yera old female with a respiratory problem, transported to AWH; #1131- At 9:18 p.m Engine 2 responded to the 400 block of Douglas St. for a smoke investigation, discovered campfire in portable fire ring, owner advised that it is too close to the house.
Other activities: Review of standard operating policies as done annually; fire protection inspections in city of Merrill.
August 7
Calls: #1132- At 9:22 a.m. Med 1 responded to Cty. J, Gleason for a 22 year old with a medical problem, transported to MGSHC; #1133- At 9:58 a.m. Med 3 responded to Champagne St. for a 34 year old with a trauma, transported to MGSHC; #1134- At 12:22 p.m. Med 1 responded to Chipper St. for a 94 year old female with a medical problem, transported to MGSHC; #1135- At 5:57 p.m. Med 1 responded to Council Grounds for a 5 year old male with a medical problem, transported to MGSHC; #1136- At 8:37 p.m. Med 1 responded to Riverside Ave. for an 87 year old female with a trauma, transported to MGSHC; #1137- At 10:56 p.m. Med 1 responded to Memorial Dr. for a 53 year old male with a medical problem, transported to MGSHC; #1138- At 11:02 p.m. Engine 2 & Med 2 responded to 713 E. Second St. for a report of smoke on the second floor, upon arrival nothing showing, found a resident had burned food while cooking, MFD cleared the smoke from building.
Other activities: Critique & review of response guidelines for fires/EMS runs & specialized rescues, information on what vehicles immediately respond & what manning positions on-duty personnel are expected.