Fire Department Incident Reports April 7, 2014

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Thursday, March 20

At 5:08 pm on March 20, fire personnel were dispatched to 1203 South Main Street on report of a chemical spill or leak at Little Caesar’s Pizza.  Upon arrival at the scene, fire crew found approximately 2 gallons of anti-freeze had been released onto the concrete parking lot.  Deputy Chief Burkhart took command of the Haz-Mat team to initiate cleanup and containment via oil dry. The owner of the vehicle stated she had known the vehicle was leaking anti-freeze but had not known that this was a problem.  Engineer Kemp advised the owner of the vehicle that she could be billed for the Haz-Mat response and cleanup.  The spill was successfully contained and removed utilizing oil dry and buckets.

Friday, March 21

At 9:27 pm on March 21, fire personnel were dispatched to a contained trash or rubbish fire located at 2401 South Main Street in Lamar.  Specifically, Lamar Fire was dispatched to the drainage tunnel north of LCC for visible smoke coming out of the vent.  Fire personnel noted that a small pile of straw had been used and was still smoldering when they arrived.  Piles were extinguished and personnel departed the tunnel.

Monday, March 31

At 12:32 am on March 31, fire personnel were dispatched to a cooking fire contained to the contain at 1106 Parkview Avenue in Lamar.  Upon arrival, fire crew found the occupant at the front door.  He stated that he dozed off and forgot his chicken in the oven but woke when the fire alarm started sounding and pulled the food out of the oven.  Fire crew ventilated the apartment, gathered information from the occupant and all units were cleared.

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