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Archive for the ‘Fire’ Category

Combine Fire in Field

Tuesday, October 18th, 2022

36023EF7-F1E6-4977-A39F-2FB9C003D59FAt 1:04, Friday afternoon, the Monticello Fire Department was dispatched to a combine fire, located in the field it was harvesting, on Florence Road.

The combine appeared to be a total loss, but damage to the crops was minimal.

Selma Volunteer Fire Department also responded.

Photo courtesy of firefighters.

 

Countywide Burn Ban Issued

Friday, September 30th, 2022

burn ban on Friday afternoon, September 30, at 2 PM, Drew County Judge Robert Akin issued a burn ban for all of Drew County.

Please be safe, and let your neighbors know, as well.

MFD Responds to Grass/Woods Fire, Monday Night

Wednesday, September 7th, 2022

20AE4EC6-1A83-4EAD-A71F-31B22D83C0C4At 8:04 PM, Labor Day evening, just before light rain began to fall in the area, the Monticello Fire Department was paged out to the report of a woods fire, caused by a tree limb falling on a powerline and igniting grass in the area, which spread. MFD quickly responded and extinguish the fire, with no injuries or substantial property damage. Photo courtesy of firefighters association.

MFD Saturday Fire Call

Monday, August 15th, 2022

DA432DF2-BA28-4F11-8B6A-C4BA4DC9505FMFD Engines 1 & 2 responded to a residential structure fire on North Rose St. at 5:27 pm,  Saturday.

The kitchen fire was quickly contained, with no injuries reported.

MFD Fire #2

Monday, August 15th, 2022

73B9D70B-52B1-4677-87E0-3F12982FF51EAt 2:55 pm, on August 7, MFD Engines 1 & 2 responded to a residential structure fire on E. Willis Street.

The home was fully engulfed upon arrival.

No injuries reported.

MFD Fire #3

Monday, August 15th, 2022

C05A3106-1C99-41D0-B5AB-C8E8F0B94980At 11:11 pm, on August 4, the Monticello Fire Department was paged out to a residential structure fire on East Bolling St.

Engines 1 & 2 responded.

The home was fully engulfed with roof failure upon arrival.

Crews were on scene until 3:15AM, with no injuries reported

It was a hot, humid fire scene. Our Firefighters persevered and got the job done.

MFD Fire #4

Monday, August 15th, 2022

140F51D3-5AD3-4787-8B5F-D962F1DED458At 5:40 AM, on August 2, the Monticello Fire Department was paged out to residential structure fire, on N. Spear St.

The structure was a totally lost period.

Small Woods Fire near Collins/Cominto , Wednesday

Friday, July 15th, 2022

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Wednesday, at 3:30 pm, the Collins-Cominto fire department, assisted by the Dermott fire department, responded to a small woods fire, at the intersection of South 16th Section Road and Burton Lake trail.

OEM and Drew County Sheriff’s Deputies responded, and the fire was extinguished.

Truck Fire on Jose Chapel Road

Tuesday, June 21st, 2022

B11C2E71-156E-4C5B-A431-5C06D16F583DAt 3:48 pm, Monday afternoon, the Monticello Fire Department and Drew County Sheriffs Deputies responded to the report of a pick-up fire on Jose Chapel Road.

No injuries were reported.

Reggie’s towed the burned Ford, opening up the roadway.

House Fire Started by A/C Wire Short

Monday, June 20th, 2022

D8E4219C-A359-43D5-8C31-D47D24F911F4Saturday afternoon, around 3:20 PM, the Monticello Fire Department was paged out to a house fire in the 800 block of Main Street in Monticello.

The fire was contained to a back bedroom, with smoke damage throughout the home.

The fire is believed to have started from a electrical cord short, running to a window unit air conditioner.

As temperatures continue to rise, please check your appliance cords to make sure they are not worn or under other furniture.

Camper Fire, 2:35 Friday AM

Wednesday, June 1st, 2022

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At 2:35 AM, Friday morning, Monticello dispatch received a fire report of a camper, located near Wilmar  Baptist Church. Drew county sheriffs deputies and Wilmar Fire Department responded, and had the fire quickly extinguished.

Wilmar (Almost) Woods Fire

Friday, May 20th, 2022

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At approximately 1:30, yesterday afternoon, a grass fire headed towards the woods at South Allis Road’s intersection with Dave Knight Road, southeast of Wilmar, drew response from the Wilmar Fire Department, Drew County Sheriffs office, and OEM.

Multiple firefighters responded, and the blaze was extinguished, before it got out of control.

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