Hickory Point Engine 431 responded to assist Argenta-Oreana Fire Protection District
with a combine cab and cornfield stubble fire near Illiniwick Road. The field fire was to the rear of the combine.
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Hickory Point Engine 435 responded to an automatic alarm to the Warrensburg Fire Department. Hickory Point personnel assisted responding departments with a dryer on fire inside the residence.
Hickory Point Engine 435 responded to a vehicle fire Tuesday morning, at 4:05 a.m., in the parking lot of he Hickory Point Mall.The vehicle was engulfed in fire, but was quickly extinguished. As the photo indicates, the vehicle was extensively damaged.
Hickory Point Rescue 437 responded to a two vehicle accident, with one on its side, west of Forsyth. Struts were applied to one vehicle and the driver was extricated through the front window. The driver was transported to the hospital by Decatur Ambulance Service.
Hickory Point Engine 435 responded to a box alarm request from Clinton Fire Dept. The alarm was for a house, heavily involved in smoke and fire, east of Clinton. Assistant Chief Deal (white helmet with SCBA) and Lt. Josh Trendler (yellow helmet with pike pole) can be seen in the bottom picture.
Hickory Point Engine 431 responded to assist Argenta-Oreana Fire Protection Districtwith a combine cab and cornfield stubble fire near Illiniwick Road. The field fire was to the rear of the combine.
Hickory Point Aerial 438 responded to a second alarm request from Clinton fire department for a house fire south of Clinton. One third of the house was competely involved in fire. HP personnel assisted with exposure protection and fire in a ravine at the rear of the house.
Hickory Point firefighters were paged to an RV fire in the northbound lane of U.S. 51 in Forsyth. Also, the RV was pulling a trailer. Engine 435 and 431 responded and found the front of the RV completely engulfed in flames. Two attack lines were depolyed to extinguish the fire with Engine 431 available for additional water, if needed. Chief D. Downey, Capt. M. Harding, Lt. J. Trendler, Lt. C. Scott, FF J. Anderson, and FF D. Shields responded. The RV suffered heavy fire and smoke damage.
Hickory Point Aerial 438 responded to a request for possible assistance to Maroa Countryside Fire Department for a vehicle in Lake Fork Creek off of Lake Fork Road. While enroute, Maroa determine that the aerial would not be need and Hickory Point returned to quarters.
Hickory Point Engine 435 and Squad 433 responded to a mutual aid call to assist Clinton fire department at an apartment building fire. Temperatures were 4 degrees above zero with moderate wind speed. Firefighters C. McDonald, G. Myers, M. Harding, M. Ortmann, and D. Downey responded and assisted with operations on the north side (C side) section.
Hickory Point responded to a general fire alarm activation at the Homewood Suites and found that burnt muffins had triggered the alarm. No further service was required.
Hickory Point Engine 435, with Haz Mat personnel, responded to a reported leak of a white liquid in the roadway on Lucile Avenue, east of U.S. 51, next to McDonald's restaurant. The liquid was coming from a delivery van drum container which had tipped over. The curb area was damed to prevent the liquid from entering the storm sewers. Upon investigation, it was determined that the material was an acrylic, water based gloss material used in offset printing. Arrangements were made with Bo...
Hickory Point Engine 435 and Aerial 438 responded to a kitchen fire on Doneta Avenue Monday evening. Warrensburg firefighters were first on the scene with a quick knockdown in and around the gas kitchen stove and cabinetry. Hickory Point assisted with ventilation and overhaul. Argenta-Oreana and Maroa fire departments stood by with additional manpower if needed.
Hickory Point Squad 433, Brush 434 with the National foam trailer, and Engine 435 assisted Argenta-Oreana firefighters with an electrical distribution substation transformer on fire. A considerable amount of foam was used to control and eventually, smother the fire.
Hickory Point Rescue 437 and Engine 435 responded to a two semi vehicle accident at the intersection of Weaver Rd. and U.S. 51 in Forsyth. Using a hydraulic ram and box cribbing, firefighters assisted in removing one semi engine from underneath the rear of the other semi. Diesel fuel and oil were contained awaiting a spill removal team. Fire companies were on the scene for two and one half hours.
Hickory Point Aerial 438 and Engine 435 responded, with 11 firefighters, to an automatic mutual aid call to the Argenta-Oreana Fire Department. The call was for a fully involved structure fire with difficult access as well as limited water supply. Several pets were lost in the fire.
Hickory Point Engine 435 responded to a Macon County Sheriff's Department request for potential explosive devices found in the Stevens Creek addition. Following further investigation and identification, the devices were determined to be realistic, but toy grenades.
Hickory Point Aerial 438, with six firefighters, responded to an automatuic mutual aid call to Argenta-Oreana Fire Department for a garage on fire.
Hickory Point Engine 435 and Brush 434 responded to assist Argenta-Oreana firefighters with a structure and wildland fire.
Hickory Point firefighters assisted Warrensburg and Latham firefighters with a first alarm structure fire on a farm on Kenney Road.
Hickory Point Engine 435, with six firefighters, responded to a vehicle fire in the southwest corner of the fire district. There were no injuries and the fire was contained to the front of the vehicle.
151 entries in the Call History
To join as a volunteer firefighter, you can pick up an application at the fire station between 9 and 4:30 p.m. on weekdays. Fourteen is the minimum age for a Cadet member and eighteen for volunteers. Consideration is given to those who live within the original fire district boundaries beginning at Pershing Road on the south.
The FOIA Officer is Chief Josh Trendler. FOIA and Insurance reports requests can be made to Hickory Point Fire Prot. District at P.O. Box 88, Forsyth, Illinois - 62535. Insurance requests have a fee of $2.00. Our non-emergency number is 1-217-8771398. The fax is1-217-8771308.