BFD reports house lost to fire Thursday
The Brookhaven Fire Department responded Wednesday to a downed power line at 523 Byrd St. when a tree limb struck and broke the line. Fire fighters stood by until Entergy responded. BFD also responded to an overheated air conditioning unit at 1:20 a.m. Thursday at 362 Edenbrook, and a house fire at 4:27 a.m. at 545-1/2 Derrick St. The vacant house was under renovation, fully involved upon arrival and 100 percent destroyed. Cause of the fire is under investigation.
KDMC Ambulance report
King’s Daughters Medical Center Ambulance Service reported 17 calls Wednesday. Eight were transfers, with one in the city and seven to Jackson. There were nine emergency calls; eight medical, with seven in the city and one in the county; and one trauma in the city.