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...
Rescue 5-7 responded to US 119 near the Bingo Hall to a two vehicle accident and entrapment. On arrival firefighters began to extricate on driver with trauma injuries. Whitesburg Fire Dept was called to assist in removing the driver of the other vehicle that was pronounced dead at the scene.
1) Fire Units responded to Burdine Post Office on call of smoke from building. Heavy smoke was found on arrival. Firefighters made interior attack on fire and advance a hose into apartment. Fans were used to remove the heat and smoke.
Units responded to a 2 vehicle accident on US 23/119 near HWY 805. On arrival the vehicles were off the road and no injuries. Fire units assisted with traffic until EMS left scene. Fire units returned to station.
1) Firefighters responded to Sheas Fork to assist Neon on a kitchen fire. Neon cancelled response before arrival. 2) House fire on Straight Row. Firefighters arrived and found heavy smoke. Teams made an interior attack on both floors and used ventilation fans to removed heat and smoke.
Fire Dept responded to a structure fire in Wheaton Hollow. On arrival Engine 9 made interior attack while Engine 5 hooked to the hydrant. Ventilation fans used to remove heat and smoke. Salvage work occurred downstairs while extinguishment and overhaul occurred upstairs.
Firefighters responded to Fishpond Lake where a power line had fallen. Police had advised security and security was taken care of the power line. Firefighters assisted a male into bed after falling from wheelchair.