Commercial Structure Fire at Bluegrass Storage Buildings

On 03/01/2017 at 0134 hours, the Bardstown Fire Department was dispatched to the 100 block of Avondale Court for a report of a storage building on fire behind that residence.  When crews arrived on scene the found they had a 26 unit storage building on fire with fire venting through the roof and wind driving the fire into a 30 unit storage building next to it.  Crews set up an aerial master stream, three hand lines, and a monitor nozzle.  Command requested mutual aid from the Nelson County Fire and Rescue and from Northeast Nelson Fire Department.  The wind eventually drove the fire into the building next to the fire building and the apartments on Avondale were evacuated.  Crews extinguished the fire and had to conduct extensive overhaul.  Crews were on scene for nine hours.

Mutual Aid for Structure Fire

On 02/28/2017 at 0611 hours, the Bardstown Fire Department was dispatched by request from the Nelson County Fire and Rescue for a report of a structure fire in the 1000 block of Barnes Road.  Crews assisted NCFR with extinguishment of the fire and were on scene for about an hour and 45 minutes.

MVC on 245 and Templin

On 02/28/2017 at 0515 hours, the Bardstown Fire Department was dispatched to a report of a MVC at the intersection of 245 and Templin.  When crews arrived on they provided patient care due to the accident and a for a gun shot wound.  Crews were on scene for about an hour.

MVC N 3rd St

On 02/24/2017 1446 hours, the Bardstown Fire Department was dispatched to a report of an MVC with injuries and a vehicle on its side at the intersection of N 3rd St and Peebles’ entrance.  Crews assisted EMS with patient care and mitigated the scene.  Crews were on scene for about 45 minutes.

Fire at HEC Manufacturing

On 12/17/2017 at 2245 hours, the Bardstown Fire Department was dispatched to a report of an active alarm due to a heat detector activation at HEC manufacturing.  When crews arrived they retrieved the keys from the Knox Box and could see smoke and flames from the front door.  The sprinkler system had been activated by the fire and kept the fire in check until crews could extinguish the fire with an 1 3/4″ hand line.  Crews ventilated the structure and were on scene for about two hours.

Mulch fire at Kroger

On 02/17/2017 at 1215 hours, the Bardstown Fire Department was dispatched to Kroger for a report of mulch on fire.  When crews arrived the employees had already extinguished the fire.  Crews checked for hot spots and re-wet the area.  Crews were on scene for about 15 minutes.

MVC with Entrapment on Templin Ave

On 02/15/2017 at 1912 hours, the Bardstown Fire Department was dispatched to a report of an MVC with entrapment at the intersection of Templin Avenue and Lincoln Way.  When crews arrived they found one vehicle on its side with one patient entrapped in the vehicle.  Crews stabilized the vehicle, extricated the patient and assisted EMS with patient care.  Crews were on scene for about 40 minutes.

Smoke scare West Stephen Foster Area

On 01/25/2017 at 0046 hours, the Bardstown Fire Department was dispatched to the 800 block of W Stephen Foster Ave for a report of the smell of plastic burning in the area.  Crews arrived on scene and conducted an investigation into the cause of the odor.  After searching the area, the crews were unable to find a cause for the odor.  Crews were on scene for about 30 minutes.