Broadcasts about these fire and ambulance calls were monitored this past week by the newspaper:
No fire or ambulance calls were monitored.
5:48 a.m. — Hillsboro ambulance, a Goessel first responder, and a sheriff’s deputy were sent to a farmhouse near 150th and Eagle Rds. for an asthma attack. Additional information was not available.
9:26 a.m. — A cardiac patient was transferred from St. Luke Hospital, Marion, to Wesley Medical Center, Wichita, by Marion ambulance.
11:58 a.m. — A grass fire at 160th and Falcon Rds. was brought under control in less than half an hour by Hillsboro firefighters.
2:15 p.m. — A false alarm from a smoke detector briefly sent Marion firefighters to Marion Sports and Aquatics Center.
10:41 p.m. — A man who slipped out of his wheelchair at a residence in the 700 block of Prairie Lawn Rd. was helped into bed by Peabody ambulance. The patient declined to be taken to a hospital.
5:14 a.m. — A Hillsboro Community Hospital patient was transferred to Salina Regional Medical Center by Hillsboro ambulance. The initial call was repeated several times with no response. The county emergency medical services director then told dispatchers that the ambulance had responded. More than 40 minutes after the initial call, the ambulance reported that it was en route to HCH with “a new crew on board.”
7:29 a.m. — Burns firefighters responded to a call, details of which were not available.
1:28 a.m. — An HCH patient receiving oxygen and intravenous fluids was transferred to Newton Medical Center by Hillsboro ambulance.
2:23 p.m. — A woman reportedly suffering a reaction to water she drank was taken from the 300 block of N. Roosevelt St. to St. Luke by Marion ambulance.
3:21 p.m. — An HCH patient was transferred to Via Christi – St. Francis Hospital, Wichita.
4:06 p.m. — An 84-year-old woman who felt and possibly broke her hip in the 300 block of Meadow Lane, Goessel, was taken to Newton Medical Center by Marion ambulance. First responders from Goessel also were dispatched.
4:11 p.m. — A trash fire that spread beyond a burn barrel near 260th and Pawnee Rds. was quickly extinguished by Tampa firefighters.
3:32 a.m. — A woman complaining of abdominal pain was taken to HCH by Tampa ambulance from the 300 block of Lincoln St. in Tampa.
4:54 a.m. — Two Marion police officers at a residence in the 500 block of N. Cedar St. asked Marion ambulance to check a woman for undisclosed reasons. She declined to be taken to a hospital.
8:53 a.m. — An HCH patient with a perforated heart valve was transferred to Salina Regional by Hillsboro ambulance.
9:04 a.m. — A brush fire that spread to a tree near US-50 and Kanza Rd. was extinguished by Peabody firefighters.
5:22 p.m. — An 84-year-old man with a pacemaker who was having chest pains was taken by Tampa ambulance to St. Luke from the 500 block of Columbus St. in Tampa. The county emergency medical services director also responded to the call.
7:05 p.m. — At the request of the EMS director, Marion ambulance was paged to transfer what appeared to be the same patient to Kansas Heart Hospital, Wichita.
11:38 a.m. — Marion ambulance was sent back to the address in the 500 block of N. Cedar St. for a report of a woman who was hallucinating. Police also were at the address. The woman, whom EMTs listed as suffering from mental problems, was taken to HCH.
3 p.m. — A 96-year-old Salem Home resident with respiratory problems was taken to HCH by Hillsboro ambulance.
6:14 p.m. — A man bleeding from his ear was taken from an apartment in the 600 block of Marion Ave. in Goessel to Newton Medical by Hillsboro ambulance. First responders from Goessel assisted.
11:40 p.m. — A resident who fell at Westview Manor was taken to Newton Medical by Peabody ambulance.
2:15 a.m. — A woman found on the floor and not breathing in the 300 block of S. 3rd St. apparently could not be resuscitated. Marion and Hillsboro ambulances, the EMS director, Marion firefighters, and a Marion police officer remained at the home until nearly 4 a.m.
5:14 a.m. — The EMS director, driving from Marion to Hillsboro, reported coming across a non-injury accident in which a car slide of slippery US-56 pavement west of Pawnee Rd.
10 a.m. — A woman in a wheelchair, one wheel of which had veered off a ramp she was attempting to traverse in the 500 block of S. Cedar St., was assisted by Marion ambulance. The EMS also responded. The patient was not transported.
Last modified Jan. 11, 2018