Weekend before Christmas a busy one for police, fire

Weekend before Christmas a busy one for police, fire

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) - Instead of bells ringing the glad news, Jonesboro dispatchers were busy with ringing phones the weekend before Christmas.

Jonesboro E911 Director Jeff Presley states that from Dec.18 to Monday morning there were a total of 76 calls involving police and fire.

Police were dispatched 22 vehicle crashes with no injuries and 4 accidents with reported injuries, according to Presley.

Meanwhile, the Jonesboro Fire Department had 50 calls ranging from fire alarms and medical assists to vehicle accidents.

Copyright 2015 KAIT. All rights reserved.

Region 8 News App - Install or update on your: iPhone | Android