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Current Statistics

BLS Calls 3,169
Fire Calls 652
BLS Calls 4,351
Fire Calls 995
Fire Drills 7
Fire Prevention 40
Firehouse Tours 15
Public Displays 26
Attendance 6,989
Child Seat Installation 164
Smoke/CO Alarm Installation          590

Busy Monday for CFD

Members of A Shift kept busy Monday handling several auto accidents throughout the day. Engine 1-4 and Ambulance 1-9 responded at 1139 hrs for a minor accident in front of 1151 East Mckinley Street. Crews cleared the road of debris and evaluated one occupant on scene. Almost an hour later Engine 1-1 and A/C 1 handled a non-injury accident at Edgar Ave and College Ave. Crews cleared the roadway of debris and assisted CPD with traffic control. Engine 1-4 and Ambulance 1-9 responded to an accident at the entrance to 1501 Orchard Drive at 1647 hrs. Units arrived finding one vehicle partially down an embankment with an occupant requiring additional assistance. Tower 1 and Engine 1-1 were requested for manpower and equipment. Units operated for an hour on the scene and at the landing zone that was set up for Life Net 8-1. In addition to the day, crews kept busy with 13 EMS calls and completing 7 Commercial business inspections.

Photos of landing zone on Orchard Drive, photos by FF/EMT Birgfeld and Photographer Denny Clopper.