Fire Department Incident Reports November 7, 2013

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Monday, November 4

At 9:16 am on November 4, fire personnel were dispatched to an oil or other combustible liquid spill located at 624 East Oak Street in Lamar.  Upon arrival, fire crew found approximately five quarts of oil spilled across the driveway and into the gutter.  They proceeded to cover the spill with oil dry and at that time the spill was contained.  Oil dry was swept up and transferred to an appropriate disposal facility.  Fire crew proceeded to douse the remaining stains and scrubbed.  The gutter was dammed with oil dry to prevent water from leaking.

At 2:29 pm on November 4, fire crew was dispatched to 710 West Poplar Street in Lamar on report of a gas leak.  They were called to the scene for a person experiencing a headache due to a strong smell of gas in the residence.  Upon arrival, the reporting party was standing outside the residence.  She was no longer complaining of a headache and did not wish to go to the hospital.  Fire personnel entered the residence and were unable to detect the gas smell.  5-gas was utilized to attempt detection and no abnormal findings were noted throughout the residence. Prowers County Dispatch notified Atmos Energy for a follow-up evaluation of the residence and shut down the gas meter for the residence as a precaution.

Tuesday, November 5

At 12:13 pm on November 5, fire personnel were dispatched a gas leak located on North 10th Street in Lamar along the canal.  Upon arrival at the scene, fire crew found a broken gas pipe.  The break was not a clean break and shaped so that the plugs on hand would not work.  Atmos Energy arrived on the scene and was able to stop the leak.  The scene was turned over to Atmos Energy to repair the broken line.

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