Howell County 911 received 2,406 calls in the month of August, 68% of which were made from cell phones. The total number of calls made for emergency services was 1,929.
Total calls made to law enforcement numbered 1,152: The Mtn. View Police Department received 328 calls for service; Willow Springs police, 328 calls; West Plains, 269; Howell County Sheriff, 148; and Missouri State Highway Patrol, 96.
There were 514 calls made for medical assistance: 371 to South Howell County Ambulance, 80 to Willow Springs Ambulance and 63 to Mtn. View Ambulance.
Howell County 911 took 263 calls for fire, rescue and first responders: 84 of those went to Howell Rural; 65 to West Plains; 30 to Mtn. View, 20 to Pomona; 18 to Willow Springs; 12 to Peace Valley-White Church; 10 to Caulfield; eight to Eleven Point; four each to Moody, Pottersville and Pumpkin Center; three to Lanton; and one to Bakersfield. No calls were made to Brandsville or Rover fire departments.