ASHLAND Ashland Fire Department reports June 10 through Thursday.
June 10: 2312 13th St. for a fire alarm. The contractor working on the building accidentally triggered the alarm. The alarm has been reset.
June 10: 2218 High St. for a fire alarm. The alarm went off because of steam from a shower. The alarm has been reset.
June 10: 3702 Landsdowne Dr. for a fire alarm. The alarm went off in an apartment due to cooking. The alarm has been reset.
June 11: 2201 Lexington Ave. for a fire alarm. No issues were found during investigation and the alarm was reset.
June 11: 2812 South 29th St. for a tree in the power lines. The teams found a tree at the back of the residence. No hazards were located and the resident was advised that he should contact a tree company to have it removed.
June 11: Block 3500 of Roberts Drive for lines on the roadway. It was a problem from the previous accident. Barriers have been installed to direct traffic away from the power pole involved. Utilities have been notified.
June 13: 205 Fleming Court. for a smell of natural gas in the structure. Crews investigated and found no issues. Building maintenance has been contacted to verify the issue.
June 13: 368 Maynard St. for a possible structural fire. The fire started around a bathroom ceiling light due to an electrical problem. The fire was extinguished upon arrival. Crews checked the area for expansion and cleared the smoke from the structure.
June 13: 1412 May St. for a report of two burning structures. Upon arrival, crews found burning utility lines in the back of residences and overheating cable and telephone drops in several residences. AEP was called and granted power. The crews extinguished the flaming lines. The scene was entrusted to the AEP.
June 13: Florida Street area for smoke survey. Crews found a burning vehicle near Florida Street. The fire was extinguished on arrival; the occupant of the vehicle had extinguished the fire. Crews checked that the fire was out.
June 13: 1100 Stella Dr. for down power lines. After investigation, crews found a blown fuse but no downed lines. The crews warn the AEP.
June 13: Oakview Road and Hood Street for trees and road lines. Crews found a broken utility pole and trees with downed lines. Power lines were disconnected due to members and crews clearing debris from the roadway. The AEP has been notified.
June 13: Winchester Avenue and 43rd Street for trees on the roadway. No problems were found in the area after investigation.
June 13: Ballard Street and Cactus Street for trees to power lines. Crews found a service drop taken from a residence. The crews secured the area with the help of the street service and informed the AEP.
June 13: Blackburn Avenue and Russel Street for lines on the roadway. Crews discovered the line was a cable line and removed it from the roadway.
June 13: 1001 Winslow Road. for the trees on the roadway. Crews investigated and found no problems in the area.
June 13: Blackburn Avenue and 6th Street for trees on the roadway. Crews cleared the hazard from the roadway.
June 13: Linden Road and Cactus Street for trees to power lines. Crews secured the area with the help of the street service and the AEP was notified.
June 14: 2310 Cleveland St. for a tree on the roadway. Crews removed tree branches and debris from the roadway.
June 14: 1701 Central Ave. for a fire alarm. The alarm was activated due to a malfunction and has not been reset.
June 15: 2100 Belmont St. for smoke in structure. Crews investigated and found no issues.
June 16: 4800 block of Sammons Road for a tree in the roadway. Crews removed one member from the roadway.
June 16: 2508 Sparks Street for a wooden fence on fire behind the residence. Crews found fire around the fence in a row of ivy. Crews extinguished the fire.
Motor vehicle accidents
June 10: Block 3400 of Blackburn Avenue for an accident involving two vehicles with entrapment. Crews used the JAWS unit to gain access to a patient. Crews helped treat an injury and clear the roadway.
June 11: Block 3500 of Roberts Dr. for a single vehicle accident. Crews helped treat a wound. The crews turned the scene over to the Westwood FD as the call was in their district.
June 12: 1222 Lexington Ave. for an accident involving a single vehicle. No injuries were reported.
June 14: Oakview Road and Woodland Avenue for a two-vehicle accident. Crews helped treat an injury and clear the roadway.
June 14: 3131 Winchester Ave. for occupants stuck in an elevator. When they arrived, the occupants were already out of the elevator and they were working fine.
June 16: 2200 Winchester Ave. for occupants stuck in an elevator. Units were canceled upon response, occupants were able to operate the elevator and exited the elevator.
Emergency medical incidents
AFD responded to 16 emergency medical incidents resulting in nine patients being transported to hospital by BCEMS.
AFD responded to three incidents of overdose resulting in the transport of two patients to hospital by the BCEMS.
AFD intervened in a lifting assistance incident.
AFD made eight calls for public service assistance.
AFD teams produced 12 business plans.
AFD teams installed smoke detectors in two residences.
AFD’s Fire Prevention Office carried out 15 inspections and five consultations.
Fire Safety Tip of the Week: Never approach downed power lines or poles. Stay at least 50 feet away and call 911.
AFD teams have undergone annual training in the operation of emergency vehicles. This training consists of driving an emergency vehicle on the roadway and through an obstacle course.