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Madisonville Fire Report – September 12, 2012

MADISONVILLE, KY (9/12/12) – On Tuesday, September 11, the Madisonville Fire Department (MFD) reported four instances of activity within the Madisonville city limits.
 
At approximately 11:08 AM, MFD received alarm from Central Dispatch for a vehicle on fire in front of the U.S. Armory on Park Ave. Upon arrival fire crew located a vehicle on fire just south of the armory on Parkwood Drive. A resident on Parkwood Drive had the fire 75% extinguished with their garden hose. Firefighters deployed the 150' 1 3/4" preconnected hose line and extinguished remaining fire in the engine and passenger compartment. The fire originated in the engine compartment from an undetermined cause. No further action was taken. The scene was turned over to Madisonville Police Department for traffic control until towing company arrived. No further action was taken. All units returned to station.
 
At approximately 1:11 PM, MFD received alarm from Central Dispatch for a report of a fire alarm activation with water flow at 1650 S. Main Street, Rural King. Prior to arriving on scene fire units were advised by Central that occupant was testing the alarms and forgot to notify the fire department. Crews continued their response non-emergency. Upon arrival fire crew confirmed that the fire alarm company was testing the alarm. Scene was deemed safe. No further action was taken. All units returned to station.
 
At approximately 1:48 PM, MFD Station 2 received a call via public service from the resident of 739 Park Avenue Court, caller advised their fan in the bathroom had caught fire, but they thought they had it out. Engine-15 responded and advised Central Dispatch to page a full structure fire assignment. Upon arrival fire crew found nothing showing. Further investigation revealed that the exhaust fan in the bathroom ceiling had shorted out and caught a build-up of lint on fire. Firefighters checked the area including the attic with the thermal imaging device to ensure the fire was out. Firefighters disconnected the fan. No smoke removal was needed. Resident was advised that the fan needed to be replaced by a qualified service technician. Scene was deemed safe. No further action was taken. All units returned to station.
 
At approximately 2:45 PM, MFD received an alarm form Central Dispatch for a natural gas leak at 1986 Marty Drive. Crews arrived on scene and found a crew that had been digging for a sewer line had broken the residential gas line. The digging crew had called Atmos energy and crimped the gas line to stop the leak before we arrived on scene. Atmos arrived, assessed the scene and released all fire crews, all crews returned to station.
 
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