Updated: September 09, 2017


A PAIR OF INCIDENTS KEPT MEMBERS OF LAWRENCE COUNTY FIRE DEPARTMENTS BUSY FRIDAY AND SATURDAY. LAWRENCEBURG FIREFIGHTERS WERE CALLED TO A BUMPAS ROAD HOME FRIDAY NIGHT ON A REPORT OF A STRUCTURE FIRE.  FIRST ARRIVING CREWS DISCOVERED A STOVE HAD BEEN ON FIRE HOWEVER THE BLAZE WAS CONTAINED AND EXTINGUISHED.  JUST AFTER 11 SATURDAY MORNING, A TWO VEHICLE TRAFFIC ACCIDENT OCCURRED ON HIGHWAY 43 AT RICK'S BARBECUE IN ETHRIDGE.  ONE OF THE VEHICLES INVOLVED IN THE INCIDENT WAS MOTORCYCLE.  AT LEAST ONE PATIENT INVOLVED IN THE CRASH WAS AIRLIFTED TO A NASHVILLE HOSPITAL FOR TREATMENT OF THEIR INJURIES.  MEMBERS OF THE ETHRIDGE AND NEW PROSPECT FIRE DEPARTMENTS RESPONDED.