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Auto Accident  

E-401 responded to the 7600 block of Turfway Road to assist Florence with a reported rollover vehicle accident with multiple injuries. Point Pleasant T-1360 arrived first and confirmed a rollover accident and requested an additional squad. Two persons were transported with minor injuries. E-401 remained on scene to assist with clean-up.  




Structure Fire  

On Friday June 10, 2011 at approximately 00:46 hours, Elsmere Firefighters responded to 112 Dove Drive for a single family mobile home structure fire. Upon arrival, crews found a single wide mobile home approximately 50% involved and the fire threatening adjacent homes. There was extensive damage to the home, however a large majority of the home was saved and there was no damages to neighboring homes. Fire Investigators determined the fire was caused by careless smoking. There were no working smoke detectors in the home, we urge everyone to install and maintain working smoke detectors in their home. If you cannot afford to purchase a smoke detector, contact us and we will provide and install one for you at no charge. E-401, E-402, A-415, C-425 and Erlanger E-51 all responded to this incident.  



Fire Safety Program  

Third graders from St Henry Grade School graduated from the Elsmere Fire District Junior Fire Safety Program on May 27th. The five day class presents age appropriate fire education consisting of home escape plans, calling 911, “Get Out/Stay Out”, and other general fire safety topics. This is the 18th year the program has been presented to the students of St Henry.  



CPR Class  

St Henry students completed training and earned their CPR certifications during the month of May. Fire District personnel conducted the annual class for the eighth grade students.  



Auto Extrication  

During the month of April, crews conducted training on auto extrication.  


Auto Accident

On April 26th Ambulance 415 was dispatched to the intersection of Dixie Hwy & Main St for an auto accident with injuries. Upon arrival Elsmere Police advised that two patients was needing to be assessed for injuries. One patient refused care and the other patient was transferred to the hospital for further evaluation. Engine 401’s crew assisted 415 and performed clean up of debris.



Industrial Fire

On March 27th Engine 401 was dispatched for an automatic sprinkler alarm that had been activated. Chief 425 arrived on the scene and was advised by an employee that there was a working fire inside a silo in the docking area of the warehouse. Chief 425 had upgraded the incident to a working fire. The crew from Engine 401 made entry into the warehouse to investigate the extent of the fire. The fire was contained inside the silo with the sprinkler system. Crews performed salvage and overhaul operations. Elsmere Chief 428, Engine 402, Ambulance 415, Erlanger Engine 51 and Florence Truck 110 also responded.  


Structure Fire  


On March 26th Engine 401 & 402, Ambulance 415, Chief 425 and Erlanger Truck 60 were dispatched to Fox St for a structure fire. Chief 425 arrived on the scene and advised there was smoke showing from the front of the residence. The crew from Engine 401 made initial fire attack and quickly knocked down the fire. Crews checked for fire extension and performed salvage and overhaul.  



Vehicle Fire


On February 16th Engine 401, Ambulance 415 and Chief 425 was dispatched for a possible vehicle fire on the lot of Lanagin Auto Sales on Dixie Hwy. Chief 425 arrived on the scene and advised that the fire was out and one patient had minor burns. The crew from Engine 401 checked for fire extension and performed overhaul. Ambulance 415 treated one patient for minor burns and patient refused transport to hospital for further treatment.   







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