By Faye Gaston
Rob Cameron, Chief of the Union Springs Fire Department, gave this report of the emergency calls received during the month of March 2021 at the meeting of the Union Springs City Council held on April 5, 2021.
Smoke in-home at 25116 Highway 82 East on March 6; Two separate times to extinguish grass/woods fire at 53 Fall Circle and 37 Red Bird Circle on March 8; Extinguished a grass fire at 265 Percy Street on March 8; One-car accident with one death on Highway 223 on March 9; and extinguished a car fire on Red Williams Road on Marcy 21.
The firemen did their regularly scheduled training and practice drills on March 1 and March 15. The Union Springs Fire Department and the Midway Fire Department conducted a training session on March 6. These are necessary to practice skills needed to solve problems in unexpected situations.