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Tag Archives: Vienna Fire Department

Fire claims the life of a New Burnside man

A New Burnside man was killed early Monday morning, Dec. 21, when the mobile home he was living in caught fire. The New Burnside Fire Department was called to 113 W. 4th St. in New Burnside at 12:05 a.m. When they arrived the home was fully engulfed by fire. Larry …

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Rural Vienna home destroyed by fire

The home of the Tommy Murrie family, located at 1770 Mt. Shelter Road, was totally destroyed by fire Tuesday afternoon, Jan. 7. No injuries were reported. The Vienna Fire Department responded to the call at 2:45 p.m. and was assisted by Buncombe, New Burnside and Goreville departments. The cause of …

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Vienna firefighters respond to fire in Goreville

The Vienna Fire Department joined Goreville and Lake Egypt Fire districts in battling a house fire at 500 South Fly Street Friday afternoon in Goreville. The house was unoccupied and no injuries were reported. Goreville Fire Chief Tim Gage said the cause of the fire was unknown at the time …

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Crash on Rt. 146 at Concord Church Rd. Sunday morning sends two to hospital

Illinois State Police are currently investigating the cause of this one-vehicle accident that occurred late this morning on Rt. 146, east of Vienna at Concord Church Road. Two unidentified people were transported to a hospital by Johnson County Ambulance. The injuries of the occupants are unknown at this time. Extrication of …

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Kornbread Junction destroyed by fire Thursday afternoon

A fire broke out in the attic of Kornbread Junction on Tunnel Hill Road sometime after 1 p.m. today and brought the building to the ground. No injuries were reported. No official report is available at this time, but it is believed to have been electrically induced as the owner, …

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Controlled burn near Wildcat Bluff gets out of hand

March 9, 2013 – An attempted control burn near the entrance to Wildcat Bluff in southern Johnson County quickly got out of control Saturday afternoon. The Vienna volunteer fire department responded at 2:15 p.m. to a report of a “trash fire that has gotten out of control” at 1540 Wildcat …

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Firefighters respond to fire on Vienna Square Monday morning

Photos by Lonnie Hinton, The Vienna Times © Seven fire departments responded to the Vienna Square this morning to a fire in a two-story building on the southwest corner of the courthouse square. The first report of the fire was around 9:50 a.m. The building is owned by Boo Smith and …

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Family of four displaced by housefire

An early Friday morning fire in Vienna has left a family of four planning their next actions. The Vienna Fire Department was called to 303 Circle Drive at 12:36 a.m., Friday, Jan. 25. The split level home, owned by Cindy and Joshua Easton, received major damage. During a brief telephone …

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Fire danger still high!

A series of three fires in less than 24 hours has kept local firefighters busy around the county. A brush fire Tuesday night, in a power-line right of way within the Shawnee National Forest (SNF), resulted in minor damage to the forestland thanks to local fire departments. Vienna Fire Department …

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Fire department to hold on-site training

Local residents will be noticing the Vienna Fire Department equipment and volunteers out on the streets and neighborhoods more in the future. As part of a series of training sessions, fire chief Aaron Goldenstein said, “What better way to train than on-site.” The department will hold training sessions once a …

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