Mound Fire Department report

During the month of February, the Mound Fire Department responded to 16 fire related calls and 24 medical related calls, for a total of 40 callouts for the month.

Notable Events:

• On Feb. 7, at 4:28 p.m. the Mound Fire Department was dispatched for a mutual aid call to assist St. Boni Fire for a structure fire in the 500 block of County Road 92 in Minnetrista. With no hydrants in this area of Minnetrista, all water had to be hauled in with tanker trucks. The Mound Fire crews assisted St. Boni Fire with extinguishing the fire and overhaul. There were no injuries to firefighters or residents.

• On Feb. 18 at 2:29 p.m., the Mound Fire Department responded to a report of a tree on a power line on Enchanted Drive in Shorewood. Upon arrival, a live power line was found on the ground. The Mound Fire Department secured the area and directed traffic while Xcel Energy cleared the line from the roadway. There were no injuries to firefighters or civilians.