TALLADEGA -- The Talladega Fire Department responded to 15 calls this past week, including five motor vehicle accidents.
According to Capt. Anthony Pitts, the first call of the week was Feb. 10 to a false alarm at Granny’s House Day Care on East Parkway.
Later the same day, firefighters also answered a call to a two-vehicle accident on Howell’s Cove Road that sent one person to the hospital via North Star Ambulance. The day’s other call was another false alarm, this on Alabama 77.
The only call Feb. 11 was another two-vehicle accident East Coosa Street and Johnson Avenue. No one was injured in this accident.
On Feb. 12, the only call was to a kitchen fire on Shocco Springs Road, The fire damaged the stove and cabinets but did not damage the rest of the house.
The first call Monday was to an accidental alarm on Broadway Avenue, followed by a canceled call to the water pump at Taylors Mill Road and Burney Station. This was followed by a two-vehicle accident at the 275 Bypass and Jackson Trace Road. The accident resulted in two people being treated for minor injuries at the scene.
There was another two-vehicle accident, this time with no injuries, at Asbury and South streets, and a car vs. motorcycle wreck on Johnson and Battle. The latter call was canceled while firefighters were en route, Pitts said.
There were no calls Tuesday, but there was a canceled call to a one-vehicle accident Wednesday, followed by a call from someone who could not turn off their gas logs in the fireplace.
Three more calls had already come in by Thursday afternoon, including a brushfire on Ironaton Road, a canceled call to Shocco Springs Road and a trash fire on Ironaton Road.