CH411, G412, G414, R415 were dispatched at 2:06am on Sunday morning to the 14000 block of Upper Fredericktown Road in Morris Township to assist a homeowner with water in the basement.
Upon arrival to the scene, crews found a large amount of water in the basement. Firefighters assisted in getting the homeowners pump drafting water to clear out the basement.
All crews were back in quarters by 3:09am. The FCFD had a total of 8 firefighters respond to the call.
CH411 and R415 were dispatched at 1:51pm to the 9000 block of Mount Gilead Road on Monday afternoon on the report of a carbon monoxide alarm sounding, and no patients.
Upon arrival to the scene of the large factory, the alarm was found sounding in the rear of the building by CH411. Occupants stated that they smelled something around an hour before. Prior to arrival of the fire department, the business began ventilating the area. The source was located by firefighters.
The FCFD had a total of four firefighters respond to the call, with R415 responding with one firefighter. All personnel were back in quarters by 2:30pm.
CH412 and E419 were dispatched at 4:44pm on Friday afternoon to the 13000 block of New Delaware Road in Clinton Township on a fire alarm. This was a mutual-aid run with the Mount Vernon Fire Department.
The FCFD had 8 firefighters and two cadets respond to this call. All units were back in quarters by 5:21pm
CH411, T417, G414 were dispatched at 11:31am on Wednesday to the 7000 block of Road 183 in Morrow County on the report of a single family residential structure fire. This was a mutual-aid run with the Big Walnut Joint Fire District Station 39.
Upon arrival to scene, CH411 found a single floor structure fully engulfed next to a residence. T417 made the initial attack upon arrival to the scene. Two 1 ¾” hose lines were stretched for fire attack where incoming crews from BWJFD, Mount Gilead, Johnsville, and Porter Kingston worked together from suppression to overhaul. Primary search of the building was completed and one occupant was removed from the house directly across the porch from the fire. A coordinated aggressive attack between all departments responding kept the fire to the initial structure and kept the resident from a complete loss of her home.
Water supply was established just west the scene, with a grass truck drafting water from a pond just off the roadway and filling tankers.
The initial tanker from the FCFD left with two personnel. A total of nine FCFD firefighters responded to the call.
CH411, CH412, E419, T417 were dispatched at 5:54am on Tuesday morning to Hamilton Road in Richland County on the report of smoke showing in the basement with the smell of something burning. This was a mutual-aid run with Jefferson Township.
T417 and chiefs were put in service once on scene, E419 when almost to the scene.
The FCFD had nine firefighters respond to this call. All units were back in quarters by 6:41am.
CH411, R415 and G412 were dispatched at 11:38pm on Saturday evening to the 18000 block of Ankneytown Road on a single vehicle crash with unknown injuries. Fredericktown EMS was also dispatched for a medic.
Upon arrival to the scene, CH411 located the full size pickup truck on it’s side, off the roadway with no one inside. Tracks around the vehicle showed that the person had left on foot and firefighters began searching nearest to the property. R415 staged further down the roadway and followed fresh tracks through the snow in the field. Firefighters located the male driver underneath the bridge, roughly a quarter mile east of where the MVC occurred. The driver was held at the bridge until the Trooper arrived from the crash location.
The male driver was transported to Ohio Health Mansfield Hospital.
Crews remained in the area to light the scene and control traffic until released by law enforcement. The crash is under investigation by the Ohio State Highway Patrol.
The FCFD had 10 personnel respond to the call. All FCFD personnel were in quarters by 12:50am.
CH411, and R415 were dispatched at 4:25pm on Wednesday afternoon to the 14000 block of Cassell Road on the report of a two vehicle MVC involving a semi-truck. Fredericktown EMS responded with a medic unit to this call.
Upon arriving to scene, crews found an SUV with moderate damage and a semi-truck further down the roadway with damage to the trailer. No extrication was required of persons in either vehicle. The crew from R415 disabled the vehicle and controlled traffic at the scene during cleanup and investigation by the Ohio State Highway Patrol.
One person from the crash was transported to Knox Community Hospital.
The FCFD had a total of 11 firefighters and three cadets respond to this call. All FCFD units were back in quarters by 5:26pm.
CH411, CH412, R415 were dispatched to the 12000 block of Yankee Street on Saturday at 2:52pm on an odor investigation.
Upon arrival to the scene, crews checked the home with our 4-gas meter, checking a cooking stove. Nothing found and units were back in quarters by 3:34pm
A total of 11 FCFD firefighters and one cadet responded to this call.
CH411, CH412, R415, E419 were dispatched at 6:24pm on Thursday evening to East College Street in the Village of Fredericktown on an odor investigation.
Crews located a natural gas leak in the yard and Columbia Gas was contacted.
The FCFD had 13 firefighters and two cadets respond to this call.
CH411, R415, G412, BOAT416 were dispatched at 7:33pm on Saturday evening to Dike Road in Mount Vernon on the report of several persons hung up in the river. This was a mutual-aid run with the Mount Vernon Fire Department.
FCFD personnel assisted with several members in water rescue suits in the water, along with shore crews to work a coordinated rescue with the MVFD.
The FCFD had 14 personnel respond to this call, maintaining another crew on station to cover other additional runs in our district.