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...
Firefighters responded to Wheaton Hollow to a possible structure fire. Firefighters used the thermal imaging camera to check area. It was found the heaters had been turned on and the dust on the coils caused the smoke.
1) Firefighters notified of power line down on HWY 805. Firefighters arrived and investigated and notified AEP. 2) Firefighters received another call of power line down on HWY 805 but was cancelled shortly after the initial page.
After heavy rains, trees had fallen on HWY 805 at the Horseshoe Curve. Firefighters used a chain saw to remove the trees from roadway. 2) Firefighters assisted Neon EMS in moving and loading a patient.
1) Firefighters responded to an automatic aid call of a structure fire in Jackhorn. Firefighters assisted with extinguishment of the fire and Engine 20 pumped water to Neon. 2) While at the fire, firefighters were paged to McRoberts to a fuell smell on HWY 3049.
Firefighters were paged out in the early moring to a structure fire at Kona. Jenkins responded automatic aid to Neon Fire Dept. Mayking Fire Department was paged out also but was cancelled before going in route.
1) Firefighters assisted in traffic control on HWY 805 when a vehicle went into a ditch. One firefighter used his POV to pull the vehicle out of the ditch to clear the roadway. 2) Firefighters assisted a motorist on US 23 that had ran out of gas.
Firefighters responded to a vehicle fire on US 23 near HWY 805 Exit. On arrival firefighters pulled the front hose line from Engine 20 and quickly extinguished the fire that had totally engulfed the vehicle.
Rescue 57 responded to HWY 805 near Pine Lane to an one vehicle accident. On arrival the vehicle was in Elkhorn Creek. Firefighters checked the occupants and prepared the passenger for transport by EMS.
Firefighters were called to assist Neon EMS at an one vehicle accident on McRoberts side of Dunham Mountain. On arrival firefighters used R57 winch and basket to bring the patient up the hillside to the roadway.