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...
House fire in Wheaton Hollow. On arrival heavy smoke found. Firefighters entered the house using the front door. Firefighters found the fire in the back bedroom. Fire was quickly contained and extinguished.
Firefighters were called to a vehicle fire on US 23 near Joes Branch. On arrival, front of the vehicle was fully involved. Firefighters used two attack lines to extinguish the fire. The passenger burned his hands when he attempted to open the hood but did not need further treatment.
Fire Dept was notified of a fire on Dunham Mountain near road. Firefighters investigated and found smoldering objects from the fire night before. No new fire was found. Fire Dept notified to assist Neon EMS but police arrived and the fire dept was cancelled.
Firefighters responded to Dunham Mountain to a forest fire. On arrival, firefighters found the forestry service was working the fire and had it under control. Firefighters paged later in evening that fire was close to the gas wells.
Fire Dept notified of a forest fire getting near residence in Mountain Breeze. A police officer who is also a firefighter had been watching the fire and responded in crusier to check the call. No residence were in danger and the KY Division of Forestry had responded earlier and contained the fire.
Firefighters were called to possible house fire on Schoolcraft Drive in the early hours of morning. Units arrived and searched the house utilizing a thermal imaging camera. No fire was found. Firefighters remained on scene for about one hour searching for the scource.
Firefighters responded automatic aid with Neon to Bill Moore Branch to a structure fire. On arrival , mobile home was fully involved and firefighters had to attack the fire from outside. Fire was quickly contained and extinguished.