Saturday, February 25, 2012

Burning Garbage....

On February 1, 2012 we were paged out to a garbage truck on fire at the fire station. When firefighters arrived they found that the driver of the garbage truck had dumped his load so it would not burn his truck. We extinguished the burning trash without much trouble.
This is the second time this has happened in the last 2 years, to help us avoid this in the future please make sure there are no hot embers in the trash, this could be caused by hot ashes from a fireplace, wood burning stove or a smoldering cigarette.

The garbage company has done a great job in cleaning up after both these fires. We are greatfull that the drivers of these trucks are alert to these types of fires and have avoided a costly vehicle fire.

Saturday, February 18, 2012

Sunday Fire With High Winds

We responded to a structural fire on January 15th, we arrived to find the outbuildings on fire and moving towards the home. High winds was a concern pushing the fire towards the home. We called in Santaquin and Goshen's Fire Departments again to help us save the home. We have a great relationship with our neighboring departments and wish to thank them for the help they give us.

This fire was on a Sunday afternoon and many of our members responded from church. We had a great turnout with 9 members showing up.

Trailer fire

January 10, 2012, Genola Fire Department was paged out to a trailer fire in town. With help from Goshen and Santaquin Fire Departments we were able to extinguish before it spread to other buildings.