MADISONVILLE, KY (10/22/12) – Between the dates of October 19 and October 21, the Madisonville Fire Department (MFD) reported four instances of activity within the Madisonville city limits.
At approximately 8:31 AM on Friday, October 19, MFD received an alarm from Central Dispatch for a alarm activation at the Hopkins County Detention Center. All fire crews were advised by Central Dispatch and the Detention Center to cancel response before any crews left the station. No further action was needed.
At approximately 10:41 AM on Friday, MFD received an alarm from Central Dispatch for a three motor vehicle accident with injuries on Nebo Road at Rosecreek Road. Fire crews assisted with patient care, cleared debris from the roadway, and applied adsorbent to the road. One person was transported to the emergency room via Medical Center Ambulance Service. Fire crew remained on scene until wrecker crews cleared the road for traffic. No further action was taken. The fire crew returned to station. MFD recorded two drivers of the vehicles, Larry Zolia and Joe Scott.
At approximately 11:09 AM on Friday, while on the scene of the aforementioned multiple vehicle accident on Nebo Road, a police officer advised fire crews of a single vehicle rollover just west the location in front of the G.E. plant. Engine-16 and F-8 responded to the rollover and met with Madisonville Police officers on scene. Fire crew checked the vehicle for safety and checked the driver for injuries. The scene was deemed safe and no further action was taken. The fire crew returned to the station.
On Saturday, October 20, at just after midnight, MFD received an alarm from Central Dispatch for a report of a commercial fire alarm activation at 1650 S. Main Street, Rural King. Upon arrival firefighters found nothing showing. A 360 degree walk-around was conducted. The key holder for structure was contacted, arrived on scene, and gave firefighters access to the structure. Firefighters conducted a walk-through of the store, including the second level with no signs of smoke or fire being found. The alarm system was successfully reset. It was determined that the alarm had malfunctioned. The scene was deemed safe and all units returned to station.
Information provided by the Madisonville Fire Department
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