Washington Fire Department reports


The Washington Fire Department recently responded to the following:

JULY 7

MUTUAL AIDE: 7 a.m., 8040 Moon-Evans Road – Received station tone from the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office requesting a tanker and manpower. FD provided mutual aide to the Jefferson Township Fire Department.

JULY 6

ARCING POWER LINES: 9:09 a.m., 723 Harrison Street – Received station tone from the Fayette County Sheriff’s office reporting arcing power lines. FD found a broken service line to the residence, but did not find any active arcing at the time of arrival. FD established a safe area, requested DP&L to be dispatched and notified occupants in surrounding properties. FD remained on scene and turned over control to personnel from DP&L.

POTENTIAL CAR FIRE: 2:24 p.m., 623 E. Temple Street – Received station tone from the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office reporting a possible vehicle fire in the alley behind the residence. FD found light smoke coming from a fire pit near a vehicle parked in the back yard at the time of arrival FD determined there was no vehicle fire and advised the occupant of the burning rules and regulations.

CARBON-MONOXIDE CHECK: 9:03 p.m., 423 E. Elm Street – Received request from resident to check the house for carbon-monoxide. FD did not detect any carbon-monoxide at the time of check. FD checked the operation of the detector, changed batteries in the unit and determined the unit needed replaced. FD advised to occupants to replace the detector.

JULY 4

VEHICLE ACCIDENT: 11:31 p.m., 431 W. Circle Ave – Received report of an accident with injuries. On arrival FD found one patient that had driven a motorcycle off the road into a yard and rolled it. FD checked the scene for safety and provided lighting.

JULY 3

VEHICLE ACCIDENT: 5:07 p.m., 2914 U.S. 22 – Received station tone from the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office reporting a two vehicle accident. FD found two vehicles upright, on all four wheels and both on the roadway facing east with no smoke or fire showing at the time of arrival. FD confirmed there was no entrapment, checked both vehicles for safety and assisted other agencies on the scene.