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Broadcasts about these fire and ambulance calls were monitored this past week by the newspaper:

SEPT. 12

1:37 a.m. — Hillsboro and Marion ambulance attendants and Hillsboro firefighters helped administer cardiopulmonary resuscitation to a Parkside Homes patient who was not breathing. Hillsboro ambulance took the patient to Hillsboro Community Hospital.

3 a.m. — Marion ambulance checked on a woman who reportedly had been strangled during a domestic disturbance at a rental home in the 300 block of S. Roosevelt St. in Marion. Because no Marion police were on duty, sheriff’s deputies investigated the incident. The patient declined to be taken to a hospital.

5:43 a.m. — An uninjured 87-year-old man who fell in the 300 block of W. Arbor Ct. in Hillsboro was helped up by Hillsboro ambulance attendants. He declined to be taken to a hospital.

8:10 a.m. — An 83-year-old woman, sick for several days, asked for help from Peabody ambulance attendants in getting up from a bathroom at a farmhouse near 100th and Pawnee Rds. She declined to be taken to a hospital.

4:18 p.m. — A person who suffered toe injuries in a lawnmower accident in the 700 block of S. Washington St. in Hillsboro was taken to HCH by Hillsboro ambulance.

5:36 p.m. — Goessel first responders and firefighters were dispatched to McPherson County for a 71-year-old man who passed out at a farmhouse near 29th Ave. and Chisholm Trail Rd.

5:47 p.m. — An HCH patient was transferred to Wesley Medical Center, Wichita, by Marion ambulance. The ambulance returned to Marion at 8:23 p.m.

7:12 p.m. — An alarm company initially asked for Goessel firefighters to help an 80-year-old woman get up at a home in the 100 block of W. Commercial St. in Goessel, but the call was canceled after she was able to lift herself.

SEPT. 13

No ambulance or fire calls were monitored.

THURSDAY

3:32 p.m. — A 93-year-old woman who fell at Marion Assisted Living was taken by Marion ambulance to St. Luke Hospital, Marion.

6:46 p.m. — Hillsboro and Peabody ambulances were dispatched for an out-of-control patient at Peabody Health and Rehab. After a second call came in from Hillsboro, Marion ambulance was dispatched instead and took the patient to NMC Health, formerly Newton Medical Center. The ambulance returned to Marion at 9 p.m.

6:49 p.m. — A 30-year-old man who fell off a truck and hit his head at Big Trucks Night at Hillsboro Elementary School was checked by Hillsboro ambulance attendants but decided to go to a hospital by private vehicle.

8:49 p.m. — An HCH patient was transferred to Wesley by Hillsboro ambulance. The ambulance returned to Hillsboro at 11:02 p.m.

FRIDAY

3:23 p.m. — A 57-year-old man with a back fracture was transferred by Marion ambulance from St. Luke to Ascension Via Christi St. Francis Hospital, Wichita. The ambulance returned to Marion at 6:31 p.m.

10 p.m. — An 84-year-old woman complaining of hip and leg pain after a fall Salem Home was taken to HCH by Hillsboro ambulance.

10:54 p.m. — An alarm company asked for Peabody ambulance to help a 68-year-old woman who needed help getting up at Indian Guide Terrace apartments in Peabody. She declined to be taken to a hospital.

SATURDAY

2:15 a.m. — A 69-year-old woman who fell in a bathroom and hurt her back at a Bethesda Home duplex in Goessel was helped up by Goessel first responders and taken to NMC Health by Hillsboro ambulance. The ambulance returned to Hillsboro at 3:49 p.m.

10:43 a.m. — A man reportedly not breathing in the 400 block of S. Birch St. in Hillsboro received CPR from Hillsboro ambulance attendants and firefighters before being taken to NMC Health.

12:24 p.m. — An Arts and Crafts Fair attendee who suffered an allergic reaction in front of the Hillsboro Chamber of Commerce office was checked by Hillsboro ambulance attendants but declined to be taken to a hospital.

5:31 p.m. — Marion ambulance was dispatched for a woman who fell or overheated during Art in the Park at Central Park in Marion but found no patient upon arrival.

9:56 p.m. — A 43-year-old woman, cold, shaky, and nauseated at a residence in the 500 block of Lawrence Ave. in Durham after her foot was run over by a lawnmower, was checked by Durham first responders and taken to HCH by Tampa ambulance.

SUNDAY

5:30 a.m. — Hillsboro ambulance met an Eagle Med air ambulance at Hillsboro’s airport and shuttled medics to HCH and back with a patient to be transferred to an unspecified hospital.

7:39 p.m. — Hillsboro, Marion, and Durham firefighters spent five hours battling fire in a hay barn near US-56 and Limestone Rd. Hillsboro ambulance stood by as firefighters moved burning bales into a field and spread them out to safely burn for several days.

MONDAY

3:34 p.m. — An 85-year-old woman who fell at Salem Home in Hillsboro declined to be taken to a hospital by Hillsboro ambulance.

3:56 p.m. — Hillsboro firefighters returned to the scene of Sunday’s hay fire near US-56 and Limestone Rd. and within 30 minutes brought rekindled flames in hay bales back under control.

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