Oconee Firefighters Put Out Rubbish Fire on Moreland Heights Drive

A summary of calls Oconee County Fire Rescue answered during the week ending on Feb. 4, 2013.

Oconee County firefighters responded to a rubbish fire at Moreland Heights Drive at 5:49 p.m. on Feb. 1.

A 20’x 20’ area of mattresses and trash piled up in the woods was burning approximately 150 feet from nearest residence, according to administrative assistant Lara Crowe.

The property owner is unknown, she said.

Oconee County Fire and Rescue also answered the following calls last week:

Alarm Activations

Jan. 28

  • 12:53 p.m., 1130 Summit Oaks Drive
  • 1:15 p.m., 1081 Rocky Branch Rd. – North Oconee High School

Auto Accidents

Jan. 28

  • 8:52 a.m., Ga. Highway 316 and US Highway 78

Jan. 30

  • 7:57 a.m., Cliff Dawson Road and Moss Creek Drive
  • 6:22 p.m., Oconee Connector near Epps Bridge Parkway

Jan. 31

  • 8:20 a.m., 1500 Block Hillcrest Drive

Feb. 1

  • 3:07 p.m., Monroe Highway and Ruth Jackson Road

Feb. 2

  • 6:11 p.m., Epps Bridge Parkway and Dowdy Road

Feb. 3

  • 6:04 p.m., Mars Hill Road and DaAndra Drive

Missing Person Search

Feb. 2

  • 5:54 p.m., Sagefield Drive

Natural Gas Odor in Area

Feb. 3

  • 8:34 p.m., White Oak Drive

Smoke Scare

Jan. 29

  • 8:20 a.m., 228 Osceola Avenue

Smoke Odor in House

Feb. 2

  • 5:05 p.m., 1464 Greenleffe Drive

Transformer Arcing

Jan 30

  • 9:26 p.m., 2411 Oliver Bridge Road

Feb. 3

  • 5:40 p.m., Mars Hill Road and Tarpley Court Area

Tree on Power Lines

Jan. 30

  • 6:36 p.m., 121 North Main Street

There were a total of 41 medical emergencies last week. All information was provided by Oconee County Fire Rescue.

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