County Fire Department
County firefighters respond to accidents and report of smoke odor
On Nov. 14, Massac County Fire Department was dispatched at 3:16 p.m. to 9209 Hohman Lake Rd. to a report of a fire. The department arrived on the scene at 3:30 p.m. The incident was determined to be a false alarm and all units were back in service at 3:45 p.m.
On Nov. 17, the county fire department was dispatched at 11:12 p.m. to one mile north of Country Club Road on North U.S .45 to a report of a vehicle accident. The department was on the scene at 11:14 p.m. The department assisted in extricating one victim, John Dry, of Joppa, from the vehicle. All county units were back in service at 11:55 p.m.
On Nov. 18, the firefighters were dispatched at 9:30 a.m. to 4914 Jonesboro Rd. to a report of a vehicle accident. The department was on the scene at 9:36 a.m. The firefighters provided general cleanup and investigation of the accident. All units were back in service at 10:32 a.m.
On Nov. 20, Massac County firefighters were dispatched at 8:13 p.m. to 956 Monzulla Lane to a report of a smoke odor. The department arrived on the scene at 8:23 p.m. The department investigated the smoke odor and all units were back in service at 8:58 p.m.
City Fire Department
During the past week the Metropolis Fire Department has responded to a total of seven medical emergency calls and performed one child safety seat installation.
On Nov. 20 the department was dispatched to Baymont Inn to a report of an overheated motor in the laundry room. The department was on the scene for half an hour.
On Nov. 22, the department was dispatched to a report of a stranded boater. The department launched its boat and shortly thereafter, the department was advised McCracken County emergency personnel had rescued the boater.
And, on Nov. 25 the department conducted a yearly fire drill at Metropolis Elementary School.