Local Authorities Busy With Accidents, Fire Calls Monday

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A Bond County Deputy, Bond County EMS, and Shoal Creek Firefighters responded Monday, at 12:59 p.m., to an accident at King and West Streets in Sorento. According to information from the police department, Bond County EMS took at least one person to Greenville Regional Hospital. Additional information has not been made available.

Mulberry Grove Firefighters responded Monday, at 7:53 p.m., to a report of a shed fire on Road 300 E in Fayette County. According to Fire Chief Dwight Volkmar, the shed was a combination garage – storage structure about 10 x 20 feet and was fully engulfed when firefighters arrived. The cause of the fire is undetermined and the shed was a total loss. The estimated damage is approximately $5,000.00 including the contents. Keyesport Firefighters provided mutual aid. There were no injuries and firefighters were on the scene about 45 minutes.

Greenville Firefighters were called Monday, at 9:40 p.m., to a sounding carbon monoxide alarm at a residence on Monroe Street. According to the fire department report, the cause of the alarm was a bad battery. Firefighters replaced the battery and checked the alarm to be sure it was operating correctly. They were on the scene about 15 minutes.