firereports2011new c 300MADISONVILLE, Ky. (5/2/13) – On Thursday, May 1, the Madisonville Fire Department (MFD) reported three instances of activity within the Madisonville city limits.
 
At approximately 1:03 PM, MFD received an alarm from Central Dispatch for an R.V. on fire in front of Hanson Elementary School, 121 Eastlawn Rd. While responding, Central advised that there were some trees on fire also. Arriving on scene, fire crew found a fully involved recreational vehicle. Firefighters were advised by a person on scene that the vehicle had a full propane tank on board. 300 feet of 5 inch supply line was deployed to secure a water supply. Fire crew deployed a 150' and the 200' preconnected 1 3/4" hoselines to extinguish the fire. Class A structural firefighting foam was used as well. Firefighters used a pike pole and a pick axe to overhaul the recreational vehicle to ensure the fire was extinguished. Another nearby vehicle, a Ford Expedition, received heat damage from the fire. The heat damage involved an emblem and the paint on the rear of the Expedition. No further action needed all fire units returned to quarters.
 
At approximately 11:32 AM, MFD received an alarm from Central Dispatch to assist M.C.A.S. with a medical emergency at 256 Noel Place, apartment 32. This incident was in the area of a motor vehicle accident that fire units were already assigned to. Fire personnel located the apartment and assisted the occupant from her electric lift chair, which was not working due to the loss of electrical power because of the vehicle accident. After assisting the occupant to a safe seated position no other assistance was needed. All fire personnel returned to the motor vehicle accident scene.
 
At approximately 11:16 AM, MFD received an alarm from Central Dispatch to respond to a motor vehicle accident with possible injuries at the intersection of W. Noel and Pride Ave. Central also advised that there was an electrical pole involved in the accident and the pole was on top of a vehicle. Upon arrival fire personnel found two vehicles in the roadway with all occupants out of the vehicles. Medical Center Ambulance Service arrived on scene at the same time as fire personnel. Engine-17 crew assisted the ambulance crew with initial patient assessment. One driver was transported by ambulance to Baptist Health and the other signed a dry run form and was not transported. Fire crew applied oil dry to the roadway where the fluids were leaking from both vehicles. Madisonville Municipal Utilities responded to the incident to restore power to area and replace the broken utility pole. Atmos Gas Company also arrived on scene to assist M.M.U. in locating any underground natural gas line prior to setting a new utility pole. Once the utility pole was removed from the vehicle, and both vehicles were removed from the scene, M.M.U. took control of the incident and all fire units cleared the scene and returned to quarters.
 
SurfKY News
Information provided by the Madisonville Fire Department
Photos provided by SurfKY Graphics

LIKE SurfKY on Facebook - Click here to LIKE us now.

© Copyright 2015 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story on social media.

Posted on 2/2/14
3/13 - 16
3/13 - 16

Most Read This Week

April 17, 2015 11956

An Open Letter from an Addict

by Olivia Kirks
April 23, 2015 7528

Man Charged with Sodomy, Incest/Victim under 12

by SurfKY News
April 18, 2015 5791

Man Charged with Attempting to Coerce Minor for…

by Madisonville Police Department
April 20, 2015 4884

Nortonville Woman Charged with Meth Possession at…

by Madisonville Police Department
April 24, 2015 4133

UPDATE: Police Can't Substantiate Injured Man…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

April 17, 2015 11956

An Open Letter from an Addict

by Olivia Kirks
April 02, 2015 8811

UPDATE: Madisonville Man Injured in Head-on…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

April 25, 2015 1150

Above and Beyond: Wade Simons

by Gary Gates, SurfKY News
April 24, 2015 941

Elementary Girls in Good GRACES with Unique…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
April 25, 2015 644

Focus on Hopkins County: Interview with Sheriff…

by Tim Thomas
April 25, 2015 558

Planning Commission Approves Zoning Amendments…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
April 25, 2015 456

Webster County Traffic Advisory

by Keith Todd
April 25, 2015 409

Superheroes ‘Bowl for Kids Sake’

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
April 25, 2015 405

Tobacco Quitline Callers Eligible for Extra…

by Beth Fisher
April 25, 2015 374

Keeping the Faith - 'To Die Trying'

by Ronnie McBrayer
April 25, 2015 356

Happenings and Meetings - Hopkins County

by Amber Averitt, SurfKY News
April 25, 2015 343

Hooked on Science - 'Magnetic Money'

by Jason Lindsey