April Fire and Incident Report

Wednesday, May 2, 2018
In House Training on 04-23-18 the Fire Department received their new MSA SCBA (Self Contained Breathing Apparatus) a training seminar was held on the new SCBA packs with a representative from the company demonstrating how everything works with the new units and teaching of all the new features and benefits they offer. The new SCBA were placed into service that night and will serve a vital role for Fire Department. 10 Fire Personnel Attended. -submitted photo

April Incident Report

4 total

1 city

3 rural

City Incident - On 04-02-18 Fire Department was paged to 301 East 1st Street for a vehicle fire in the parking lot of State Farm Insurance. City Pumper 1 responded and upon arrival located the vehicle in the parking lot, the first was extinguished with no further damage to any other property.

4 Fire Personnel Responded

Rural Incident- on 04-10-18 at 16:21 Fire Department was paged for a single vehicle accident with entrapment on Interstate 55 at 38 MM North Bound. Rescue Truck 1 Along with Rural Pumper 1 responded. Upon arrival they found a single vehicle accident with 1 occupant trapped inside once extricated the patient was transported to hospital for minor injuries.

5 Fire Personnel Responded

Rural Incident on 04-12-18 at 12:44 Fire Department was paged to 932 East State Hwy 162 for a brush Fire. Rural Pumper 1 Responded. Upon Arrival they located a small brushfire less than acre burning in a fence line. Due to very high winds. The fire was contained to that one area with no property loss.

5 Fire Personnel Responded

Rural Incident 04-13-18 Fire Department was paged to Interstate 55 at 33.4 MM for a Semi Tractor Trailer that had jack knifed and hit the guard rail. Rural Pumper 1 & Utility Truck 1 Responded. Upon Arrival they found a Semi Truck which had damaged its fuel tanks in the crash. The incident was considered a haz-mazt because of the leaked diesel fuel approximately 150 gallons. The remaining fuel was cleaned up and the incident was closed.

6 Fire Personnel Responded