Posted on 18 June 2014.
Cornelius firefighters practiced using a ladder and hose Sunday at a vacant lot near One Norman Square Apartments, off Jetton Road extension/Sefton Park Road. (Jessica Boye/CorneliusNews.net)
The Cornelius- Lemley Fire Department responded to 61 calls this week, including 3 calls for possible structure fires, 1 outside smoke investigation, and 16 fire alarms. More information about these and others, along with a tally of this week’s medical calls.
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 11, 4:26pm, Tryon St. and Washam Potts Rd., Cornelius – firefighters responded to a possible call for a downed power line. Upon arrival the downed line was deemed to be a cable line and was moved to the side of road and the utility company was contacted.
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 11, 11:42pm, 16601 Stanley McElrath Rd., Davidson – firefighters from Davidson and Cornelius responded to a smell of smoke in a building. Davidson units arrived on scene first and investigated and Cornelius units stood by the hydrant. No hazards were found and the scene was cleared.
MONDAY, JUNE 16, 5:34pm, 140 Jackson St., Davidson – firefighters from Davidson and Cornelius responded to a smell of smoke in a residence. The smell was deemed to be coming from the HVAC system.
TUESDAY, JUNE 17, 10:27am, 950 Jetton St., Davidson – firefighters from Davidson and Cornelius responded to a call for smoke in a residence. Cornelius units stood by the hydrant and aide with the investigation.
Cornelius firefighters responded to 33 medical calls this week. Due to privacy laws, no addresses or other information can be provided.
- Breathing Problems – 7
- Unconscious Patient – 6
- Citizen Assist – 5
- Sick Person – 4
- Falls w Injury – 2
- Psychiatric Patient – 2
- Chest Pain – 2
- Lacerations – 2
- Choking Person – 1
- Abdominal Pain – 1
- Pregnancy / Childbirth – 1
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