firereports2011new a 300MADISONVILLE, Ky. (5/3/13) – On Thursday, May 2, the Madisonville Fire Department (MFD) reported three instances of activity within the Madisonville city limits.
 
At approximately 12:27 PM, MFD received a call via public service from the occupant of 111 South Main Street, American Red Cross. Caller advised that there was a strange odor inside the structure. Engine-17 and Battalion-2 responded to investigate. Upon arrival fire crew found nothing showing. Upon entering the structure firefighters found a strong sulfur smell. The interior of the building was checked with the combustible gas detector, multi gas detector, and thermal imaging camera. All readings were within normal limits. Firefighters removed ceiling tiles and checked the space above tiles. Occupant was advised to contact building maintenance personnel to check on the buildings plumbing. The odor was believed to have been caused by a dry trap in the plumbing system allowing sewer gas to enter the building. The scene was deemed safe. No further action was taken. All units returned to station.
 
At 2:12 PM, MFD received alarm from Central Dispatch for a report of a fire alarm activation at 425 Island Ford Road, Ridgewood Terrace Nursing Home. Upon arrival fire crews found nothing showing. Upon entering structure fire crew was met by the building maintenance supervisor. The motor on the sprinkler system compressor had stopped working and the sprinkler system had charged causing the alarm. He estimated the system being down 3 to 4 hours while the repairs were being made. Crews informed staff to keep a fire watch and to contact the fire department when the repairs were made. Scene was deemed safe. No further action was taken. All units returned to station.
 
At 6:52 AM on Friday, MFD firefighters observed a two-vehicle accident at the intersection of East Center Street and Scott St. F-8 responded to investigate. Upon arrival firefighters found 2 vehicles involved. All occupants were out of the vehicles and refused treatment. Firefighters assisted one occupant in changing a tire on their vehicle. Both vehicles remained in service. No further action was taken. Unit returned to station.
 
SurfKY News
Information provided by the Madisonville Fire Department
Photo provided by SurfKY Graphics

e-max.it: your social media marketing partner

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 This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission.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.

In Other News...

Specialty Foods Cutting Ribbon on Owensboro Expansion

OWENSBORO, Ky. (7/30/15) — One hundred years after it opened, one Kentucky company continues to grow its operations.… Read More

Edge Ice Center Open Labor Day

OWENSBORO, Ky. (7/30/15) — The City of Owensboro's Edge Ice Center will be open from noon to 4 p.m. Monday, Sept. 7,… Read More

Most Read This Week

July 27, 2015 5425

Death of Central City Man in Dawson Springs Under…

by SurfKY News
July 27, 2015 3689

School System Announces Free Lunch/Breakfast at…

by SurfKY News
July 28, 2015 2253

Hanson, Owensboro, Bowling Green Youths Win at…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
July 29, 2015 2217

Miss Hopkins County Fair 2015 Chosen

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
July 27, 2015 2144

Family Needs Help in Paying 18-Year-Old's Funeral…

by SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

July 02, 2015 19631

Emergency Response Team on Scene of Standoff on…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
July 17, 2015 15846

Muhlenberg Most Wanted - Top 10

by SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

July 29, 2015 2217

Miss Hopkins County Fair 2015 Chosen

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
July 28, 2015 1994

Heavy Rains, Two Wrecks Impede WKP Travel

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
July 29, 2015 1898

Crime Stoppers Top Most Wanted - July 29, 2015

by SurfKY News
July 29, 2015 1336

PPD Warns Public: Beware of Facebook Scam

by SurfKY News
July 29, 2015 1177

24th Annual Miss Teen Hopkins County Fair Pageant…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
July 29, 2015 1090

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports Released -…

by SurfKY News
July 29, 2015 1004

Local Teen Cited on Charges for Alleged…

by SurfKY News
July 29, 2015 877

Hanson City Council Discusses Boundaries, Zoning

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
July 29, 2015 712

Yeti Spotted at Hanson Pharmacy

by SurfKY News
July 29, 2015 699

Muhlenberg County Head Start Preschool Program…

by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News