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UPDATED @ 05:20 AM Tree Limbs On Power Lines In Dothan - Dothan Fire and Houston County Volunteer Fire Calls

Rickey Stokes

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Posted by: RStokes
Date: Jan 28 2014 7:52 PM

DOTHAN:    At 6:58 PM Dothan Fire responded to a outdoor fire on Buena Vista Drive in reference to tree on power line. Dothan Utilities responded also and removed the tree from the power line.

At 7:23 PM Dothan Fire responded to 300 Winding Road to a tree that fell on a power line and the tree was on fire.

Dothan Fire responded to a medical emergency at Southgate Road and Highway 231 South.

At 7:49 PM Dothan Fire Engine 4 left the medical emergency on Southgate Road and responding to a medical emergency at Shadetree Park on Highway 231 South.

In the weather emergency crews, which emergency crews INCLUDE Utilities are out and working taking care of emergencies.

Earlier Cottonwood Rescue responded to a medical emergency.

At 7:50 PM Dothan 911 rolled Dothan Fire Engine 2, Lakewood, to 1600 Cone Drive to a grass fire app. 25 feet spreading. There is also a power outage.


In reference to the Cone Drive outdoor fire...Dothan Fire Engine 2 has the fire contained. The lines are hot and they are awaiting Dothan Utilities. 


Dothan Utilities is on the scene with Dothan Fire Engine 2 on Cone Drive. The utilities has asked Dothan Fire to stand by and assist with lighting while they repair the power outage.


Dothan Fire rolling to 2000 block of West Main Street in reference to power lines sparking.


Dothan 911 rolling Dothan Fire Engine 5 to 1794 Webb Road to power lines on fire.

UPDATED @ 10:06 PM

Dothan Fire on Candlewood Drive. Power out and tree limbs down.

At 10:04 PM outdoor fire at 3200 Alderbrook Drive. Power lines down on tree sparking.

At 10:05 PM outdoor fire at 1110 Cornell Avenue, limb on line sparking.

At 10:07 PM outdoor fire at 1802 Alexander Avenue involving lines down and power outage. 

At 10:19 PM, 5104 Fortner Street, tree on power line, sparking. Taylor Fire responded.

AT 10:20 PM, 304 North Orange Avenue, flames visible from power lines.

At 10:20 PM, 511 Santolina Road, power line sparking.

AT 10:27 PM, 1004 Martin Street, flames from utility in back yard.

At 10:30 PM, 699 Fortner Street at Edgewood, tree on roof in reference to power lies.

At 10:32 PM, 3050 Ross Clark Circle, Applebee's, smoke coming from vents.

At 10:34 PM, 110 North Roberta Street, tree and power line. Tree limb on fire, flames visible.

At 10:50 PM, 545 West Main Street, Early Headstart, phone in fire alarm.

At 10:58 PM, 506 East Spring Street, Apartment 1, transformer and light pole on fire.

At 10:59 PM, 500 block of East Spring Street, sparking/flames from transformer.

At 11:01 PM, 299 Girard Avenue at Beechnut Street, outdoor fire, power line down.

At 11:06 PM, 386 East Saunders Road, Dothan Pointe South Trailer Park, spark from electric line behind residence.

At 11:10 PM, 1899 Myra Avenue, outdoor fire, transformer/tree, flames visible.

At 11:11 PM, 1999 West Main Street at North Roberta Avenue, outdoor fire.

At 11:21 PM, 1207 Stadium Street, outdoor fire, transformer and utility pole.

At 11:21 PM, 1000 block of East Selma Street, outdoor fire.

At 11:51 PM, 409 Daniel Circle, limb on power lines in front of residence.


At 12:35 AM, 2979 East Cottonwood Road, dispatched as a structure fire, smoke from roof, limbs and power lines fell on top of residence.

At 12:38 AM, 1 Alma Street at Fairview, transformer on fire.

At 12:48 AM, 1208 Summit Street, possible electrical, strong smoke odor in residence bedroom.

At 1:06 AM, 3100 block of Columbia Highway, live wire across roadway.

At 2:00 AM, 3282 East Main Street, Dothan Palms Trailer Park, power line or tree on fire.

At 2:30 AM, 1000 South Edgewood, "t" building, power line and tree on fire.

At 3:08 AM, South Bell Street, medical emergency, difficulty breathing.

At 3:09 AM, Pepperridge Road, elderly person fallen complaining of head injury.  

At 3:25 AM, medical emergency, Hutto Towers, elderly person has fallen and has a head injury.

At 3:36 AM, phone in fire alarm, 164 North Oates Street, Houston County Community Corrections Center. A high occupancy building so several fire engines responded in the event a real emergency.

At 3:36 AM, outdoor fire, 402 South Ussery Street, tree limb and power line on fire.

UPDATED  @ 3:48 AM   The fire alarm at Houston County Community Corrections was only a surge in power.

At 3:38 AM, water line busted in the 100 block of West Adams Street.

At 3:56 AM, phone in fire alarm, G.E. Plant Hodgesville Road at Inez Road.

UPDATED @ 4:39 AM   Dothan Fire just updated the call on Hodgesville Road. The KNOX box was frozen and unable to make entry. The fire department had to wait on a keyholder to arrive to make entry into the building. Nothing was visible from outside.

4:39 AM  Phone In Fire Alarm at First Methodist Church on West Main Street at Park Avenue in Dothan.

UPDATED @ 4:49 AM   A very tired sounding Dothan Fire Captain, Scott Bodiford, has just reported all ok at First Methodist Church on the fire alarm. All Dothan Fire engines have run all night on calls.


Engine 4 Commander Karl Givens has just reported back in service from the G.E. Plant.

At 5:20 AM, Dusy Street and Franklin Street, power lines down and sparking. Dothan Fire responding.



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