Fire Department Incident Reports March 11, 2013


Friday, March 8

At 10:45 pm on Friday, March 8, the Fire Department was dispatched to the Community Building at 610 S. 6th Street for an alarm system sounding due to a malfunction.  The key holder on the scene could not get the alarm to reset and there were no reports of an actual emergency.  It was found that the North side smoke alarm had been exposed to dust and had tripped the alarm.  Fire personnel were able to clear the alarm.

Saturday, March 9

At 11:06 am on Saturday, March 9, the Fire Department was dispatched to a vehicle accident.  The traffic collision involved three vehicles and upon arrival at the scene fire personnel found one vehicle in the West-bound lane of E. Olive Street, blocking the intersection of S. 4th Street and E. Olive Street.  The other two vehicles were able to move themselves off of the street and out of traffic.  The driver of the blocking vehicle was transported to PMC for evaluation; the other three persons involved signed refusal of treatment forms.  Department provided for fluid cleanup at the scene.

At 12:15 pm on Saturday, March 9, the Fire Department was dispatched to a medical assist at 407 W. Oak Street to provide manpower. Upon arrival at the scene, the unit was not needed.  It was placed in service and remained available on the scene.

Sunday, March 10

At 7:49 am on Sunday, March 10, the Fire Department was dispatched to an incident but the call was cancelled en route. The incident took place at 401 Kendall Drive, Prowers Medical Center.  PMC called before the equipment was able to respond to alert them that someone had burned popcorn and set off the alarm.  There was no fire and no resultant problems.

Compiled from Fire Department Reports

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