TOWN OF COTTONWOOD, ALABAMA
FIRE DEPARTMENT

Cottonwood Fire Dept.
P.O. Box 447

1386 Metcalf St., Ste.1 (Fire Station) 12769 Cottonwood Rd. (Town Hall)

Cottonwood, Alabama
36320

Randv Hall, Chief
Office (334) 691-3112
Dispatch (334) 677-4807
Fax (334) 691-3111
Email:cwoodfd@graceba.net

Fire Dept. Activity for August of 2018

 

The fire department responded to 14 calls for service:

 

            2          Structure Fire (1 Aid To (Lucy), Aid Received For All CFD Alarms)

            1          Outdoor Fire

            1          Motor Vehicle Fire

            5          Motor Vehicle Crash

            4          Medical / Person Down

            1          Service Call

 

  • An estimated 11,000 gallons of water was used for calls and training during the month.
  • Structure fires were one barn with farm equipment & one mobile home.
  • One medical included active CPR by CFD to revive individual.
  • Two regular FD training meetings were held.
  • The monthly Fire Association meeting in Dothan was attended.

 

Alarms

 

C'wood Alarms

 

Aid Given

Aid

Rec'd

 

Outdoor Fires               (Brush, Grass, Woods, Trash, Not Controlled or Supervised)

1

 

 

 

Structure                                                   (Live, Working Structure / Building Fires Only)

1

1

 

 

Structure - Other                                                (Scares, Smell, Out on Arrival)

 

 

 

 

 

Controlled Burns                     (No Assistance or Only Minor Assistance Required)

 

 

 

 

 

Vehicle Fires    (Includes Farm Equipment, All Motorized Vehicles - On and Off Road)

 

 

1

 

 

MVC            (May include a minor Haz-Mat event such as component liquid or coolant)

 

4

1

 

 

Weather Emergencies     (WX Event with Property Damage or Utilities Interruption)

 

 

 

 

 

Service Calls  (Public Assistance, Trees/Lines Down Not WX Related, Gen'l Services)

 

1

 

 

 

Haz-Mat                 (Any Chemical Spill/Leak, Independent Event - Not a routine MVC)

 

 

 

 

 

False Alarms                (Cancelled Enroute, Mischief, Unfounded, Criminal Distraction)

 

 

 

 

 

Medical                                          (BLS, Medical Assist, Lifting Assist - Not MVC

           

4

 

 

Other                                                                (Parade, Display, Special Event)

 

 

 

TOTALS

11

3

 

 

Alarms (In Your Area Only)

11

Mutual Aid (Given Only)

3

Total Calls (of Your Dept.)

14