These broadcasts regarding fire and ambulance calls were monitored this past week by the newspaper.
9:18 a.m. — A woman who fell in a bathroom in the 100 block of S. Wilson St. was helped to get up by Hillsboro ambulance.
12:10 p.m. — A smoking electrical outlet on Falcon Rd. between 110th and 120th Rds. was investigated by Goessel firefighters.
3:52 a.m. — A man with a fever at Bethesda Homes was taken by Hillsboro ambulance to Newton Medical Center.
9:35 a.m. — A woman who previously had fallen and broken a collarbone and was not feeling well on Alamo Rd. between 210th and 220th Rds. was taken by Hillsboro ambulance to Hillsboro Community Hospital.
10:49 a.m. — A patient at St. Luke Hospital was taken by Hillsboro ambulance to Newton Medical.
9:11 p.m. — A man who was grinding metal in the 200 block of W. Main St. in Burns reportedly slipped and struck his head on the grinder, causing a cut on his head and entangling his hair. Florence ambulance was dispatched, and a subsequent transmission reported the patient was “code red,” indicating a life-threatening condition. Emergency medical director Ed Debesis radioed that he was responding from Hillsboro. The man was taken by Florence ambulance to Susan B. Anthony Memorial Hospital in El Dorado.
9:42 a.m. — A patient at St. Luke was taken by Hillsboro ambulance to Wesley Medical Center in Wichita.
11:01 a.m. — Hillsboro firefighters and ambulance responded to an accident on K-15 between 210th and 220th Rds. in which a car struck a bridge. A woman trapped in the car was freed and taken by Hillsboro ambulance to Wesley Medical Center.
1:24 p.m. — A patient at St. Luke was taken by Hillsboro ambulance to a location that could not be determined from transmissions.
2:32 p.m. — An individual at Ampride in Marion whose condition was not specified was examined by Marion ambulance personnel. The individual declined to be taken to a hospital.
2:55 p.m. — Peabody firefighters and ambulance responded to a two-vehicle accident at US-50 and Nighthawk Rd. A Hillsboro first responder who drove past the accident also stopped to assist. One individual was taken by Peabody ambulance to Via Christi – St. Francis.
4:05 a.m. — A woman who was confused was taken by Marion ambulance from 1729 Upland Rd. between 170th and 180th Rds. to St. Luke.
9:17 p.m. — A man in his 80s the 300 block of Grandview St. in Florence was experiencing slurred speech and fatigue. Florence ambulance did not respond to a page, so Marion ambulance took the man to St. Luke.
11:31 p.m. — A woman feeling ill in the 100 block of S. Birch St. was taken by Hillsboro ambulance to HCH.
6:35 a.m. — A woman who fell in the 200 block of S. Thorp St. was taken by Marion ambulance to St. Luke.
10:35 a.m. — A woman in her 80s who was feeling ill 2363 Alfalfa was taken by Marion ambulance to St. Luke.
2:07 p.m. — A patient at St. Luke was taken by Marion ambulance to Wesley Medical.
3:25 p.m. — A passing driver reported that a woman was slumped over a steering wheel of a car parked on the shoulder of US-77 north of the US-56/US-77/K-150 roundabout. Hillsboro ambulance was dispatched and then terminated after a sheriff’s deputy found that the woman had pulled over to use her cell phone.
7:04 p.m. — A man in his 70s who fell, struck his head, and was bleeding was taken by Peabody ambulance from Peabody Health and Rehab to Newton Medical.
10:06 p.m. — A man in his 30s who cut his hand was taken by Marion ambulance from the 100 block of N. Freeborn St. to St. Luke.
9:54 p.m. — A woman in her 30s who was vomiting and had abdominal pains was taken by Hillsboro ambulance from the 500 block of W. Grand St. to HCH.
1:30 a.m. — A man with chest pains in the 100 block of W. 7th St. in Florence was taken by Florence ambulance to St. Luke.
3:23 a.m. — A patient at St. Luke was taken by Hillsboro ambulance to Wesley Medical Center.
10:47 p.m. — A person reported that they had received pictures from a woman with an apparent neck wound in the 600 block of Poplar St. in Peabody. Peabody ambulance treated a superficial wound, and the woman declined to be taken to a hospital.
2:40 p.m. — Peabody ambulance was sent to the 400 block of N. Spruce St. for medical pendant alarm. The alarm had been accidentally activated.
2:58 p.m. — An officer requested Peabody ambulance stand by in the 300 block of Peabody St. The ambulance was dismissed at 3:28 p.m.
Last modified Aug. 16, 2017