MADISONVILLE, KY (10/23/12) – On Monday, October 22, the Madisonville Fire Department (MFD) reported three instances of activity within the Madisonville city limits.
At approximately 11:16 AM, MFD received an alarm from Central Dispatch for a request for mutual aid, medical assistance from Medical Center Ambulance Service. Central Dispatch advised fire crew that a patient, located at 2860 North Main St. was on floor unresponsive. Firefighter's arrived on scene to find a female patient lying on the floor in the kitchen area of the fellowship hall of the church. The patient was responsive and alert, but complained of pain in left arm. Fire crew provided medical care until ambulance crew arrived on scene. Firefighters assisted with packaging and loading patient for transport by M.C.A.S. Scene was deemed safe and all units returned to station.
At approximately 11:49 AM, MFD received an alarm from Central Dispatch for an accident with injuries in the area of Gemtron on Nebo Road. Fire crews arrived on scene to find a vehicle accident involving a total of two vehicles with one occupant each. The driver of the semi-truck involved refused treatment at the scene. The driver of the car was fitted with a C-collar and was transported to the E.R by Medical Center Ambulance Service. Both vehicles sustained little visible damage and both were driven from the scene. The scene was deemed safe and all units returned to station.
At around 1:35 PM, MFD received an alarm from Central Dispatch for a motor vehicle accident at the intersection of E. Arch and N. Scott Street. Fire crews found a two vehicle accident with a total of three occupants. The accident involved a Buick Terraza van on its side resting against the traffic light post on the Southeast corner of the intersection. Fire crews found Toyota Avalon on the South side of the intersection in the roadway on all 4 tires. All occupants were out of the vehicles and under M.C.A.S. care. Fire crews stabilized the van with 2 step chocks and disconnected the battery cable on the Toyota Avalon. Oil adsorbent was applied to leaking fluids on the road around both vehicles. Madisonville Light Department was called to the scene to disconnect power to the traffic light post due to damage of the electric meter base. Firefighters cleared debris from the area and assisted wrecker crews until the roadway was reopened. A four way stop sign was placed at the intersection by M.P.D. Area was deemed safe and crews returned to station.
Information provided by the Madisonville Fire Department
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