April 5, 2018
Pomeroy Station 1- At approximately 10pm, Pomeroy Station 1, Rutland Station 4, and Middleport Station 10 were alerted to a working structure fire on Lincoln Heights in Pomeroy village. Upon arrival of crews on-scene, a one-story wood framed structure was found with smoke showing. Crews used two crosslays to extinguish the fire, which was determined to have started under the floor in a bedroom and been electrical in origin. Crews performed overhaul and salvage operations to prevent further fire spread and damage. AEP was contacted to disconnect the power at the residence and Pomeroy PD was on-site for traffic control.

Responding from Station 1 was Ladder 2, Pumper 3, Pumper 1 and Rescue 4. Responding from Middleport was Engine 13 and Rescue 17. Rutland responded with Engine 43, Rescue 44, and Squad 44. Between the 3 departments there were 36 firefighters to assist at the scene.
No damage or injuries were reported by personnel on-scene.

April 6
Pomeroy Station 1- At approximately 9:30pm, responded to single vehicle rollover on State Route 681 in Bedford Township. Pumper 1 responded to the scene and found the occupants out of the vehicle. Rescue 4 responded and was cancelled en-route by Pumper 1. Also responding to the call was Meigs County EMS and the Ohio State Highway Patrol.

Racine Station 2, Engine 23 responded to a one car MVA on Rowe Road near Blind Hollow Road. On arrival, units found a vehicle vs. pole with live lines down on the vehicle. The vehicle was occupied by a dog, but no driver was present at the scene. The roadway was closed and the scene turned over to the State Highway Patrol and AEP for crash investigation and utility repair. All units returned safely to quarters.

April 7
Pomeroy Station 1, and Rutland Station 4 responded as automatic aid on a working structure fire with Middleport Station 10 on Murray Hill Road in Salisbury Township. Pomeroy responded with Pumper 3, Rescue 4 and Truck 6 to provide assistance. Crews made an interior attack to extinguish the fire and assisted with overhaul operations. Although the smoke damage was extensive, crews were able to salvage several possessions for the home owner from the room of origin. Crews were on scene approximately one and a half hours.
Other units responding were Middleport Engines 12 and 13 and Rescue 17, Rutland Engine 42,Rescue 44 and Squad 44. No injuries were reported to the residents or firefighters.

April 9
Middleport Station 10 at 1122 a.m., was alerted to North Second St for a gas leak. On scene, found a 1 inch gas line leaking. Station 10 stood by until Columbia Gas arrived and turned the gas off.

Rutland Station 4 at 8::48 p.m., Rutland Station 4,Pomeroy Station 1, and Middleport Staton 10 was alerted to Salem Street for a working Structure Fire. When units arrived at scene they found a fully involved Structure Fire. Station 4 responded to the call with Engine 42, Engine 43, Rescue 44, and Squad 44 and had a total of 18 members. Station 1 responded with Truck 6, Pumper 1, Pumper 3, and Rescue 4 with a total of 18 members. Station 10 responded to the call with Engine 13, and Truck 17 and had a total of 9 members. Meigs EMS, Rutland Police Department, and Ohio State Highway Patrol also responded to the scene. Units were on scene for approximately 2 hours before returning to Quarters. There were a total of 45 member that responded to the call.

April 10
Rutland Station 4 responded to 2 calls for assistance.
Call 1: 11:34 AM Units were dispatched to Salem Street in Rutland for a lifting assistance with Medic 7. Rescue 44 responded to the call with a total of 5 members. Units were on scene for approximately 20 minutes before returning to quarters.
Call 2: 12:39 PM. Units were dispatched to State Route 124 near Noble Summit for a 1 Car MVC. Engine 42, and Rescue 44 responded to the call with a total of 11 members. Also responding to the call was Medic 7, Squad 5 and OSP. Units shut down one lane of State Route 124, and conducted traffic control. Units were on scene for approximately 1 hour before returning to quarters.

Middleport Station 10 was alerted at 1101 a.m. for a CO alarm activation at Mount Moriah Church. Engine 12 responded and found a faulty detector. Air quality was checked with gas detector and no CO was found and oxygen levels were normal. Advised church personnel to replace the detector.

April 12
Pomeroy Station 1 responded to 2 calls for assistance.
Call 1: Pumper 1 responded to a power line down on Buckeye Street in Pomeroy village. Upon arrival, crews found a tree down with a residential service power line on the ground. Crews contacted AEP which had a delayed response due to the other calls from the high winds. Also on scene was the Pomeroy Police Department.
Call 2: Pumper 1 responded to a reported power line down on Peach Fork Road in Bedford Township. Crews found a telephone line across the roadway, and removed the hazard and returned to quarters. Rescue 4 responded and was cancelled at S.R. 33 and Peach Fork. All crews and personnel returned to quarters with no damage or injuries reported.

Racine Station 2 responded to 2 calls for assistance.
Call 1: Truck 24 was alerted to Waters edge Apartments in Syracuse to assist Medic 2 with lifting assistance. Canceled prior to arrival.
Call 2: Station 2 responded to a brush fire on Hoback Road in Lebanon Township. Units arrived to a active fire with exposures, crews worked for an hour extinguishing the blaze and moping up hot spots.

Columbia Township Station responded to a motor vehicle accident on State Route 32. Dump truck vs car. No injuries.

April 13
Middleport Station 10 3:37 p.m. was alerted to Bradbury and State Route 7 for a 2 car MVC. Ladder 16 and Rescue 17 responded along with Meigs EMS and OSP. On scene, found all occupants out of the vehicles. One patient was transported to a local hospital. All units returned to quarters safely.

April 14
Racine Station 2 Truck 24 responded with UTV 2 to Shelly Pits to extricate an injured biker from a high wall for Medic 2. Units cleared the scene in approximately 1 hour and the patient was transported by EMS to a local facility for treatment.

April 15
Pomeroy Station 1 responded to a fire investigation call on Union Terrace in Pomeroy village. Upon arrival, Pomeroy Ladder 2 found a controlled burn at a residence on the terrace. Units made contact with the homeowner and returned to quarters.

Racine Station 2 and Syracuse Station 3 At 5:51 am was alerted to a structure fire at 1390 Bridgman Street Syracuse. Upon Engine34’s arrival they found a garage and pickup truck fully involved.Upon the arrival of Engine 27 crews connected to the nearest fire hydrant and supplied water to Engine 34, with remaining crew assisting with the extinguishment of the fire. There was a civilian injury but it is unknown the type and severity.
Responding to the call were Engine 34, Engine 27, and Truck 24 with 16 firefighters used in the extinguishment.

Columbia Township Station 12 responded to a vehicle fire. Thankfully no one was injured. All units returned to quarters safely.

April 16
Middleport Station 10 responded to 2 calls
Call 1: at 1027 a.m. with Pomeroy Station 1 and Rutland Station 4 was alerted to Ash St for a structure fire. Chief Darst on scene canceled Station 1 and 4. Engine 12 responded. Found a kitchen fire that was already out. Engine 12 crew used positive pressure fan to blow smoke out of the residence. Station 10 in service.
Call 2: At 1129 a.m. was alerted to State Route 7 for a 2 car MVC. Ladder 16 and Rescue 17 responded along with Meigs EMS and OSP. One injury was reported.

April 17
Pomeroy Station 1 responded to a 2 car crash on East Main Street at the intersection of Nye Avenue in Pomeroy village. Pumper 1 responded to the scene and found two vehicles with damage, and all occupants out of the vehicles. Crews maintained traffic control and cleared debris from the roadway while awaiting the wrecker to remove the vehicles. Also responding was Meigs County EMS, Pomeroy PD, and 33 Auto Towing.

April 18
Racine Station 2 responded to 2 calls for assistance
Call 1: Engine 27 responded to a possible gas leak on Walnut Street in the village of Racine. Crews investigated with a gas detection meter and was not able to detect and gas leaking. Units returned to quarters.
Call 2: Engine 23 and Truck 24 responded at 11:48 p.m. to a tractor trailer rollover on US 33 just past the SR 124 intersection Lebanon Township. Upon arrival, the driver was out of the vehicle and refused care. It was determined that the cargo was not hazardous and the scene was turned over to the State Highway Patrol and all units returned safely to quarters.

April 19
Middleport Station 10 at 10:49 p.m.2249 responded to a 1 car MVC at North 2nd Ave and Mill St (commonly called “The T”). Ladder 16, Rescue 17, Middleport PD, and Meigs EMS responded. Found 1 vehicle that drove straight through the T taking out a stop sign, one way sign and the Middleport FD Fish Fry advertisement sign. The vehicle stopped before striking the building. Patient refused ems care. All units returned to quarters.

April 20
Racine Station 2 Engine 23 responded to a one car MVC in Syracuse and was cancelled enroute as the occupant was out of the vehicle and the vehicle was not in the roadway.

April 22
Racine Station 2 Engine 23 and Brush 26 responded to a reported tractor fire on BaldKnobs Stiversville Road in Lebanon Township. Brush 26 arrived to a working fire and was able to accomplish a significant knockdown of the fire prior to Engine 23 arriving. Units were on scene for approximately 1 hour clearing the scene and cleaning up a small gasoline spill in the roadway.