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Oconee Fire and Rescue Investigates Chemical Spill

A summary of calls Oconee County Fire Rescue answered during the week ending on Dec. 16, 2012.

Oconee County Fire and Rescue personnel were called to a residence in the 1600 block of Branch Road on Dec. 10 at 5:52 p.m. to assist with a chemical spill.

The resident of the property found a bottle of Dimethyl Sulfoxide -- chemical is used to treat cuts on horses-- turned over and smoke coming from it in the barn, according to administrative assistant Lara Crowe.

The fire department investigated and advised the homeowner to have a private cleaning company come and clean the spill, Crowe reported.

Alarm Activations

Dec. 10

  • 7:09 a.m., 1201 Bishop Farms Parkway – Gainesville College

Dec. 11

  • 3:34 a.m., 1201 Bishop Farms Parkway – Gainesville College

Dec. 13

  • 2:02 p.m., 4107 Heather Lane

Auto Accidents

Dec. 10

  • 3:38 p.m., Highway 15 near Wire Bridge Road
  • 5:21 p.m., Highway 53 & Osborne Road

Dec. 12

  • 2:43 a.m., Highway 441 near Friendship Circle

Dec. 13

  • 8:09 a.m., Mars Hill Road & Hodges Mill Road
  • 8:19 a.m., 2200 Block Belmont Road

Dec. 14

  • 1:22 p.m., Highway 441 at Morgan County Line

Dec. 15

  • 2:49 a.m., 10 Loop & Highway 441 – Athens-Clarke County

Control Burn

Dec. 13

  • 11:50 a.m., 1010 Payne Road

Illegal Control Burn

Dec. 10

  • 12:37 a.m., 3180 Monroe Highway – Lot 21

Natural Gas Odor

Dec. 14

  • 9:53 a.m., 1260 Mars Hill Road – Flawless Finish

Smoke Odor in Building

Dec. 10

  • 1:15 a.m., 1641 Virgil Langford Road – Magnolia Estates

Smoke Odor in Mobile Home

Dec. 15

  • 3:36 p.m., 2020 Rays Church Road

Vehicle Smoke Scare

Dec.14

  • 6:22 a.m., 1747 Langford Drive

There were a total of 30 medical emergencies last week. All information was provided by Oconee County Fire Rescue.

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