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  • 2 structure fires in 2 weeks for Versailles Rural FPD

  • Versailles Rural Fire Protection District incident report: Jan. 28-Feb. 11
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  • Versailles Rural Fire Protection District incident report: Jan. 28-Feb. 11
    Jan. 28
    Three personnel and one apparatus dispatched for medical emergency.
    Jan. 29
    Eight personnel and three apparatus dispatched to a location on Alum Springs Rd. for report of a structure fire with propane tank exposure. Arrived to find active fire in the structure. The fire was extinguished using 100 gallons of water. Overhaul was done and the structure checked with TIC (thermal imaging camera) for hot spots. Two tankers requested from Gravois, but cancelled prior to their arrival. Units on scene about one hour and 19 minutes.
    Jan. 31
    Three personnel and one apparatus dispatched for medical assistance.
    Feb. 3
    Seven personnel and two apparatus dispatched to a location on Nebo Rd. for report of a natural cover fire. Arrived on scene to find fire slow burning. Call cancelled after homeowner advised it was a controlled burn. Units cleared the scene.
    Feb. 4
    Five personnel and one apparatus dispatched for medical emergency.
    Feb. 7
    Five personnel dispatched for medical assistance.
    Feb. 8
    Four personnel and one apparatus dispatched for medical assistance.
    Feb. 9
    Seven personnel and three apparatus dispatched to a location on Hwy. Z for report of a natural cover fire. Arrived on scene and found a controlled burn, cancelled further.
    Feb. 10
    Fifteen personnel and eight apparatus dispatched to a location on Hidden Oaks for a report of a structure fire. Automatic aid received from Moreau Fire with two tankers and eight personnel. The fire was attacked with two 1 3/4 lines and power vent. Fire personnel vented the roof, provided salvage and overhaul; fire extinguished. Units on scene about two hours, seven minutes.
    Feb. 11
    Five personnel and one apparatus dispatched for medical emergency.
    -provided by Jo Reistad, VRFPD secretary/treasurer
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