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3 Fire Departments Battle Blaze on 9th Road

May 1, 2011
3 Fire Departments Battle Blaze on 9th Road

05/02/11 Firefighters from three departments responded to a structure fire Sunday evening on 9th Road. A 9-1-1 call to the Marshall County Dispatch Center sent Plymouth, Polk and LaPaz fire departments to the home of Richard and Karen Markley at 17250 9th Road at 5:10 p.m.  The caller said the attached garage was totally...
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Pretty Lake Apartment Fire Ruled Accidential

April 29, 2011
Pretty Lake Apartment Fire Ruled Accidential

04/30/11 Firefighters from Plymouth, Argos, Culver and Polk Township responded to a structure fire at 4:59 p.m. Thursday at the Pretty Lake Apartments on Pretty Lake Trail.  Plymouth Fire Chief Andy Metsker said the cause of the fire has been determined at accidental.  As resident was smoking a cigar and left it, he thought...
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Close-Call at Marshall County Museum

November 28, 2010
Close-Call at Marshall County Museum

11/29/10 Plymouth fire fighters responded to an alarm on Sunday night at the Marshall County Historical Museum in downtown Plymouth.  According to Chief Andy Metsker, the call came in from 9-1-1 and other sources at 7:22. Metsker said it took nearly 30 minutes to determine that the problem was electrical issues with the elevators...
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MANY HOME FIRES CAUSED BY ALTERNATIVE HEATING EQUIPMENT

November 21, 2010
MANY HOME FIRES CAUSED BY ALTERNATIVE HEATING EQUIPMENT

11/22/10 According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), in 2008, heating equipment was the second leading cause of home fires in the United States. More than 66,000 reported fires caused 480 civilian deaths, 1,660 civilian injuries and more than $1 billion in property damage. The Indiana State Fire Marshal’s Office, Indiana Utility Regulatory...
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Wall Furnace Causes Fire

November 14, 2010
Wall Furnace Causes Fire

11/15/10 Traffic on West Jefferson Street was detoured for an hour early Saturday for a house fire. Plymouth firefighters were called to the single story home at 800 West Jefferson Street.  The property is deeded to Steven Eckard and is occupied by Justin Haines. A 9-1-1 call at 4:17 Saturday morning sent emergency workers...
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October 11th Fire Determined to be Arson

October 19, 2010
October 11th Fire Determined to be Arson

10/20/10 The Plymouth Fire Department in conjunction with the Plymouth Police Department is conducting an investigation into a fire in Plymouth. The fire happened on Monday, October 11 early in the morning.  The call came into the dispatch center at 3:27 a.m.  The home at 420 Miner Street sustained exterior and interior damage.  Fire...
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Firefighters Respond to House Fire in Industrial Park

October 13, 2010
Firefighters Respond to House Fire in Industrial Park

10/14/10 Firefighters with the Plymouth Fire Department responded to the corner of Jim Neu and PIDCO Drive about 10 a.m. on Tuesday.   The property at 1927 Jim Neu is listed in the County’s GIS as being owned by Juan Luva. The 9-1-1 call came in as a structure fire with flames showing.  As firefighters...
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DRY CONDITIONS AGGRAVATE FIRE RISK FROM DAILY ACTIVITIES

September 15, 2010
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 Indiana state officials are warning that during dry conditions, seemingly harmless actions such as driving over or parking on dry grass, or dropping a lit cigarette on the ground could cause a sizeable fire.   The Indiana State Fire Marshal’s Office and the Indiana Department of Natural Resources (DNR) warn Hoosiers that open burning...
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Pick-Up Truck Destroyed in Fire

June 30, 2010
Pick-Up Truck Destroyed in Fire

06/30/10 The Plymouth Fire Department responded to a pick up truck fire at 17836 12th Road Monday morning.  The 9-1-1 call came in at 8:02 Monday morning sending firefighters to the farm just that is just east of State Road 17. The engine compartment was fully engulfed when fire crews arrived on the scene. ...
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Plymouth Man Struck by Van at Center and Jefferson Streets

June 17, 2010
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06/17/10 Friday afternoon at 2:55 Plymouth Police, Fire and EMS responded to the intersection of Center and West Jefferson Streets for the report of a pedestrian being struck by a vehicle.  The accident occurred when 73 year old Robert E. Dixon of Plymouth failed to yield the right of way to 53 year old...
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