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.

Active alarm at Life Care nursing home

On 01/24/2017 at 2337 hours, the Bardstown Fire Department responded to 120 Life Care Way, Life Care Nursing Home, for an activated sprinkler system.  Crews arrived on scene and investigated the cause of the alarm.  Crews determined that there was an issue with the air compressor on the sprinkler system.  Crews were on scene for about 30 minutes.

Smoke coming from a residence Pulliam Ave

On 01/23/2017 at 1655 hours, the Bardstown Fire Department was dispatched to a report of smoke coming from the residence in the 700 block of Pulliam Ave.  When crews arrived they found light smoke showing from the roof line and the homeowner had already discharged a fire extinguisher.  Crews found some smoldering material around the exterior of the front door.  Crews used a water extinguisher to cool down the area and installed smoke detectors into the residence.  Crews were on scene for about 40 minutes.

Vehicle Fire Bluegrass Parkway

On 01/20/2017 at 1400 hours, the Bardstown Fire Department was dispatched to a report of an overturned vehicle that was on fire at the 25 mm of the Bluegrass Parkway.  When crews arrived the vehicle was totally involved and all occupants of the vehicle have gotten out.  Crews extinguished the fire and were on scene for about an hour and twenty minutes.

Electrical short in a structure

On 01/22/2017 at 1537 hours, the Bardstown Fire Department was dispatched to the 400 block of Camptown Road for a report of an electrical outlet sparking.  When crews arrived they found a faulty outlet and shut the breaker off to that area.  Crews checked for any extension into the wall and found none.  Home owner was advised to contact an electrician prior to restoring power to that area.  Crews were on scene for about 30 minutes.