Fires

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Thursday, November 3 A fire was reported at 19335 Elderberry Drive.  Upon arrival the department found large round hay bales on fire. The fire started from spontaneous combustion. The bales had been separated from a larger pile of bales previously by the property owner. The bales were pulled apart...
Wednesday, October 26 The department was paged to a gas leak at 410 9th Street NE. Upon arrival gas levels were checked inside and outside the building with nothing found.  Center Point Energy had a crew in town checking for leaks earlier in the day and may have found the leak. Gas was shut off...
Monday, October 17 The department was paged to a truck roll over by the address of 25665 250th Street. A truck hauling corn rolled into the right ditch when the driver pulled over too far to avoid an oncoming truck. The driver was not injured, the load of corn was spilled. A grain vac was used to...
Monday, October 10 The department was paged to a cut gas line at 620 2nd Avenue NE. The Contractor doing the road project bumped a steel gas service line with a track hoe. There was odor of gas, Center Point was called, no gas levels were found. The department was on stand by until Center Point...
Thursday, August 18 A gas line was hooked by a track hoe causing a leak on 8th Street Southeast. The leak was stopped and the department remained on scene until Center Point Energy arrived on scene.  On scene 1 hour.  
Friday, August 5 A car fire was called in on County Road 38 just east of Country Road 1.  A 1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee was destroyed in a fire that started while the owner was driving the vehicle. The department also assisted with traffic control and was on scene until the tow arrived as the vehicle...
Thursday, July 28 The department was paged to a severed gas line at 113 Fairview Avenue North. The line was struck by a back hoe. A small amount of gas was emitted before gas line was capped off. Gas meters and PPE were used to monitor the area until Center Point Energy arrived. Center Point...
Tuesday, June 28 The department was paged to 17809 County 11 for a trailer house fire. Occupants were out of home on departments arrival. Fire was burning in the bathroom. Major fire damage to the bathroom with smoke damage to the remainder of the home. Fire started in area of the vanity, cause is...
Sunday, June 12 An activated residential fire alarm came in from 24590 265th Avenue. Upon arrival the occupant said alarm had went off but they had reset it and then the alarm cleared. No damage was reported-department cleared scene. On scene 10 minutes.   
Saturday, May 21 A one vehicle rollover was reported in Little Sauk Township on State 27.  The department did traffic control until the tow company removed the vehicle. On scene 40 minutes. Sunday, May 22 Department was paged to a one vehicle rollover in Section 36 of Iona Township. After a quick...

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