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Wednesday, March 8 Department was paged to a one vehicle accident. A vehicle went off the road and hit trees. The driver was out of the vehicle when the department arrived on scene. Assisted with packaging and loading patient for transport to the hospital. On scene for 10 minutes.  
Wednesday, February 8 A call came in from 23053 Cty 38 that the basement was full of smoke. The smoke was from a fuel oil furnace that was malfunctioning.  The furnace was turned off and home owner was advised to call a plumber. There was no damage to the home. On scene 10  minutes.  
Saturday, February 4 A fire was called in by a passerby that a silo was on fire at 20494 243rd Avenue. The property owner had been burning construction debris in an old silo. Owner was not present at time of fire. The fire was distinguished with no damage.  Owner was contacted about fire and...
Thursday, January 5 An activated fire alarm at the elementary school was paged. Alarm was pulled by a student. Alarm was reset with no damage. On scene 3 minutes.  
Thursday, November 3 A fire was reported at 19335 Elderberry Drive.  Upon arrival the department found large round hay bales on fire. The fire started from spontaneous combustion. The bales had been separated from a larger pile of bales previously by the property owner. The bales were pulled apart...
Wednesday, October 26 The department was paged to a gas leak at 410 9th Street NE. Upon arrival gas levels were checked inside and outside the building with nothing found.  Center Point Energy had a crew in town checking for leaks earlier in the day and may have found the leak. Gas was shut off...
Monday, October 17 The department was paged to a truck roll over by the address of 25665 250th Street. A truck hauling corn rolled into the right ditch when the driver pulled over too far to avoid an oncoming truck. The driver was not injured, the load of corn was spilled. A grain vac was used to...
Monday, October 10 The department was paged to a cut gas line at 620 2nd Avenue NE. The Contractor doing the road project bumped a steel gas service line with a track hoe. There was odor of gas, Center Point was called, no gas levels were found. The department was on stand by until Center Point...
Thursday, August 18 A gas line was hooked by a track hoe causing a leak on 8th Street Southeast. The leak was stopped and the department remained on scene until Center Point Energy arrived on scene.  On scene 1 hour.  
Friday, August 5 A car fire was called in on County Road 38 just east of Country Road 1.  A 1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee was destroyed in a fire that started while the owner was driving the vehicle. The department also assisted with traffic control and was on scene until the tow arrived as the vehicle...


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