Congratulations goes to several members. Firefighter Denise Taylor graduated from college, Jr Firefighter Cameron Triplett becomes a freshman and Firefifhter Matthew Corbett received his EMT Intermedi...
The Jenkins Fire Department had the yearly awards dinner on Dec 17, 2018. Awards given included 5 yr service to Roy Triplett and Matt Anderson, 10 yr service to Matthew Corbett, 15 year to Elijah Davi...
1) Firefighters were paged to HWY 343 in McRoberts to a forest fire. Before going enroute, firefighters checked with dispatch again on location. It was confirmed that the fire was in Neon Fire Dept response area and dispatch cancelled Jenkins.
Firefighters responded during late night to the Gateway Industrial Park in reference to a fuel smell/ Firefighters checked the area including Payne Gap area for the gas smell. EQT was notified and responded .
1) Firefighters responded to Slate Ave in Neon to assist Neon Fire Department on a early morning structure fire. 2) Firefighters assisted police with traffic control on Jenkins Mountain when a truck stalled in roadway.
Although Spring is here, winter wanted everyone to know it hadn't gone for good. Highways became icy and many accidents occurred on US 23 in the mountain before highway department could salt the roadway.
1) Firefighters were called to an early morning structure fire on Durham Drive. On arrival firefighters found the trailer fully involved. Firefighters utilized water and foam to extinguish the blaze. No one was living in property of time of fire.
1) Firefighters responded to Wrights Circle to an EMS call. After arrival, resident refused treatment or transport. 2) Firefighters responded to a late EMS call in Wrights Circle. Firefighters obtained history and monitored the patient until EMS arrived for transport.
Fire Units responded to a two vehicle accident near the Pike/Letcher Line on US 23. On arrival the driver of the car was checked and refused further treatment. Firefighters found a heavy stream of diesel fuel flowing down the side of the highway.
Firefighters responded to a house fire in B&O Hill. On arrival firefighters were met with the resident who stated it had been an electrical fire and everything was OK. Firefighters offered to check the structure but the resident was sure everything was OK.