Early morning EMS call brought firefighters out on HWY 805. Firefighters and EMS was having a difficult time finding location. Dispatch called back and found the address was given wrong and the locati...
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) Person called in and advised firefighters of a brush fire near the Horseshoe Curve on HWY 805. Engine 20 responded and quickly extinguish the lower fire with a deck gun. Forestry had arrived and began extinguishing the fire on the upper hillside.
After an early morning rain and snow, the mountain became icy causing 6 semi trucks and several passenger vehicles have accidents. Roadway was closed for several hours until roadway was cleared and made passable.
Firefighters in Unit 24 responded and assisted with a one vehicle accident on HWY 119 near Mayking. Firefighters checked the driver and assisted with traffic control until other units arrived. Firefighters notified Sheriff's Office and EMS of the situation.
Firefighters were paged to a one vehicle accident with injuries on HWY 805 near Store Hill on a early snowy morning. On arrival it was seen the driver was alright and the vehicle had slid off the road .
1)Firefighters responded to an EMS call at Mountain Breeze Apartments. Firefighters took history and aided the patient until EMS arrived to transport. 2) Firefighters responded to a power line down in Number 1 Bottom.
A 200 lb dog had broke a bone and couldn't move. Captain Damron got a backboard and assisted the dog's owner in moving the dog to a vehicle to take it to the vet. The Damron family has made several dog rescues in the past few years.
As employees came to City Hall they were met with smoke in building. Firefighters searched the building with the thermal imaging camera and found nothing. One of the emergency heaters was kicked on and smoke began to intense.
After heavy rains, many areas received flooding. Firefighters received a call on Elm Street of house getting water in it . On arrival firefighters worked on road drains and cleared the water from roadway.
Firefighters responded to a one vehicle accident with injuries. On arrival firefighters found vehicle on its side off the US 23 HWY. Driver was out. Firefighters checked the driver and no injuries but the driver was warmed up from being in the cold.