Fire Department reports July 4 activity

By KBBE News
July 09, 2018

The McPherson Fire Department reported its activity from the Fourth of July holiday due to firework related fires or injuries. Deputy Chief T.J. Wyssman reported:

-The City of McPherson Fire Department responded to 4 firework related calls for service.

-Two were from improper disposal of spent fireworks.

-One was a grass fire started from the discharge of fireworks.

-One was a smoke scare from the discharge of fireworks.

-Two out of the four firework related calls resulted in fire spread to adjacent structures causing fire damage. They estimate the fire damage to be less than $5,000 from all firework related calls for service.

-No known civilian injuries to report.

-One Fire personnel suffered minor injuries combating the structure fires.


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