Vehicle Extrication 23mm Bluegrass Parkway

On 05/11/2017 at 1124 hours, the Bardstown Fire Department was dispatched to a report of a injury accident, vehicle versus tractor trailer with possible three people entrapped.  When fire crews arrived on scene, they found an overturned passenger vehicle with four patients and a tractor trailer embedded into the woods on the west bound side of the roadway.  Crews found four patients in the passenger vehicle with only one being viable.  State Police was investigating the scene and the cause of the accident.  Crews were on scene for 3.5 hours.

Vehicle Fire 200 Block of W John Fitch

On 05/10/2017 at 0913 hours, the Bardstown Fire Department was dispatched to a report of a vehicle fire near a commercial structure in the 200 block of W John Fitch.  When the first unit arrived, the owner of the commercial structure had discharged a fire extinguisher into the engine compartment extinguishing most of the fire.  Crews used a water extinguisher to extinguish all other hot spots.  A nest was found in the engine compartment and is believed to be the cause of the fire.  Crews were on scene for about 20 minutes.

Pallet Fire at the rear of Wal-Mart

On 05/03/2017 at 1957 hours, the Bardstown Fire Department responded to a report of pallets on fire at the rear of Wal-Mart.  When fire crews arrived they found approximately 25 pallets on fire.  Crews extinguished the fire and conducted overhaul.  An investigation is under way to determine the cause of the fire.  Juveniles were seen in the area.  Crews were on scene for about an hour.

Vehicle Fire 100 Block of Kenton Dr

On 04/30/2017 at 1839 hours, the Bardstown Fire Department was dispatched to a report of a vehicle on fire near a residence in the 100 block of Kenton Dr.  When crews arrived, the owner had most of the fire extinguished.  Crews overhauled the vehicle and extinguished any hot spots.  Crews were on scene for about 20 minutes.

Vehicle Fire in Taco Bell Parking Lot

On 04/22/2017 at 1320 hours, the Bardstown Fire Department responded to a report of a vehicle on fire in the parking lot of Taco Bell located at 171 W John Rowan Blvd.  Upon arrival of the first due engine there was heavy fire in the engine compartment.  Crews extinguished the fire and conducted overhaul.  Crews were on scene for about 40 minutes.

Structure Fire 200 block of S Kennett

On 04/09/2017 at 1941 hours, the Bardstown Fire Department was dispatched to a report of a structure fire in the 200 block of S Kennett Ave.  When fire crews arrived, they had moderate smoke showing from the front of the structure.  Crews made entry and encountered fire in the kitchen area.  Crews extinguished the fire and conducted salvage and overhaul.  Fire was started by unattended cooking.  Crews were on scene for about 2 hours.  Nelson County Fire and Rescue also provided mutual aid.

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.