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  • Versailles Rural Fire Protection District: Incident report from Jan. 21-26

  • Versailles Rural Fire Protection District reports six incidents from the previous week, including a flue fire in a residence.
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  • Jan. 21
    Three personnel and one apparatus dispatched for a medical emergency.
    Jan. 22
    One personnel and one apparatus dispatched for medical emergency.
    Jan. 22
    Eight personnel and two apparatus dispatched to a location on Alum Springs Rd. for report of a residential structure fire. Arrived on scene to find a house filled with smoke. Fire personnel investigated and found fire in the flue. Firefighters checked the roof, the chimney and removed a section of pipe and all burning material from the stove, then used a thermal imaging camera to look for hot spots. Units on scene approximately one hour.
    Jan. 23
    Three personnel and one apparatus dispatched to a location on Hwy. 5 for a medical emergency. Call cancelled upon arrival. Nothing found at location.
    Jan. 26
    Four personnel and one apparatus dispatched to a location on Alum Springs Rd. for a smoke investigation. Arrived on scene and found a controlled burn.
    Jan. 26
    Three personnel and one apparatus dispatched for medical assistance.
    -provided by Jo Reistad, VRFPD secretary/treasurer
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