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Mercedes: Fire Incidents in 2006, Texas (TX)


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

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Location: Unspecified, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Elsa FD, TX ,  ID: KN405,  Incident #: 604038
Incident Type: Brush or brush-and-grass mixture fire. Includes ground fuels lying on or immediately above the ground such as duff, roots, dead leaves, fine dead wood, and downed logs.
Alarm Time: 04/23/2006 14:31,  Arrival Time: 04/23/2006 14:43,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 04/23/2006 17:16
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Open area - outside
Cause of Ignition: Unintentional
Location: Unspecified, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 1,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: V
Incident Type: Passenger vehicle fire. Includes any motorized passenger vehicle, other than a motor home (e.g., pickup trucks, sport utility vehicles, buses).
Alarm Time: 01/01/2006 16:02,  Arrival Time: 01/01/2006 16:11,  Controlled Time: 01/01/2006 16:16,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 01/01/2006 16:43
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Engine area, running gear, wheel area
Mobile Property Involved: Involved in ignition and burned,  Type: Passenger road vehicle, other,  Make: Ford,  Model: mustang,  Year: 2003,  License Plate: DY65AV OH,  VIN No: 1FAFP40493F444307
Location: 3rd Street 5 , Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 2,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: V
Incident Type: Electrical wiring/equipment problem, other.
Alarm Time: 01/01/2006 16:34,  Arrival Time: 01/01/2006 16:38,  Controlled Time: 01/01/2006 16:46,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 01/01/2006 16:47
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Location: Unspecified, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 3,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: V
Incident Type: Outside rubbish fire, other.
Alarm Time: 01/02/2006 16:16,  Arrival Time: 01/02/2006 16:21,  Controlled Time: 01/02/2006 16:44,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 01/02/2006 16:44
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Location: Unspecified, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 6,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: V
Incident Type: Passenger vehicle fire. Includes any motorized passenger vehicle, other than a motor home (e.g., pickup trucks, sport utility vehicles, buses).
Alarm Time: 11/17/2006 07:41,  Arrival Time: 11/17/2006 07:50,  Controlled Time: 11/17/2006 07:55,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 11/17/2006 07:59
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Mobile Property Involved: Involved in ignition, but did not itself burn,  Type: Passenger road vehicle, other,  Make: Nissan,  Model: Sentra,  License Plate: X48-BPL TX,  VIN No: JNiHJ01P3LT41581G
Location: 7th Street, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 9,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: V
Incident Type: Passenger vehicle fire. Includes any motorized passenger vehicle, other than a motor home (e.g., pickup trucks, sport utility vehicles, buses).
Alarm Time: 01/04/2006 17:05,  Arrival Time: 01/04/2006 17:10,  Controlled Time: 01/04/2006 17:17,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 01/04/2006 17:37
Property Value: $1000,  Property Loss: $1000
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Engine area, running gear, wheel area
Mobile Property Involved: Involved in ignition and burned,  Type: Passenger car.,  Make: Oldsmobile,  Year: 1981,  License Plate: 866-BMM TX,  VIN No: 1G3AAN69Y4BM82562
Location: Unspecified, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 10,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: V
Incident Type: Brush or brush-and-grass mixture fire. Includes ground fuels lying on or immediately above the ground such as duff, roots, dead leaves, fine dead wood, and downed logs.
Alarm Time: 01/04/2006 22:00,  Arrival Time: 01/04/2006 22:15,  Controlled Time: 01/04/2006 22:17,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 01/04/2006 22:19
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Location: Vermont 44 , Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 11,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: V
Incident Type: Fire
Alarm Time: 01/05/2006 19:21,  Arrival Time: 01/05/2006 19:29,  Controlled Time: 01/05/2006 19:31,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 01/05/2006 19:38
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Location: Unspecified, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 14,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: V
Incident Type: Grass fire. Includes fire confined to area characterized by grass ground cover, with little or no involvement of other ground fuels.
Alarm Time: 01/07/2006 14:43,  Arrival Time: 01/07/2006 14:59,  Controlled Time: 01/07/2006 15:02,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 01/07/2006 15:10
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Area Type: Rural/urban or suburban,  Wildland Fire Cause: Incendiary,  Heat Source: Match
Total Acres Burned: 0.5
Location: Unspecified, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 15,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: V
Incident Type: Passenger vehicle fire. Includes any motorized passenger vehicle, other than a motor home (e.g., pickup trucks, sport utility vehicles, buses).
Alarm Time: 01/07/2006 18:03,  Arrival Time: 01/07/2006 18:14,  Controlled Time: 01/07/2006 18:19,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 01/07/2006 18:24
Property Value: $1500,  Property Loss: $600
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Engine area, running gear, wheel area
Cause of Ignition: Unintentional
Mobile Property Involved: Involved in ignition and burned,  Type: Passenger car.,  Make: Jeep,  Model: Cheerokee,  Year: 1990
Location: Unspecified, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 16,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: V
Incident Type: Unauthorized burning. Includes fires that are under control and not endangering property.
Alarm Time: 01/07/2006 18:24,  Arrival Time: 01/07/2006 18:27,  Controlled Time: 01/07/2006 19:00,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 01/07/2006 19:10
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Actions taken:
  • Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
  • Notify other agencies. Includes notifications of utility companies, property owners, and the like.
Location: Unspecified, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 17,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: V
Incident Type: Unauthorized burning. Includes fires that are under control and not endangering property.
Alarm Time: 01/07/2006 18:33,  Arrival Time: 01/07/2006 18:36,  Controlled Time: 01/07/2006 18:55,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 01/07/2006 18:55
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Location: Tangerine Avenue, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 18,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: V
Incident Type: Grass fire. Includes fire confined to area characterized by grass ground cover, with little or no involvement of other ground fuels.
Alarm Time: 01/07/2006 20:17,  Arrival Time: 01/07/2006 20:21,  Controlled Time: 01/07/2006 20:23,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 01/07/2006 20:24
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Area Type: Urban, heavily populated areas,  Wildland Fire Cause: Incendiary
Total Acres Burned: 0.1
Location: Unspecified, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 20,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: V
Incident Type: Outside rubbish, trash, or waste fire. Excludes outside rubbish fires in a container or receptacle.
Alarm Time: 01/09/2006 19:16,  Arrival Time: 01/09/2006 19:33,  Controlled Time: 01/09/2006 19:39,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 01/09/2006 20:04
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Location: Indiana Avenue, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 22,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: P
Incident Type: Grass fire. Includes fire confined to area characterized by grass ground cover, with little or no involvement of other ground fuels.
Alarm Time: 01/10/2006 16:06,  Arrival Time: 01/10/2006 16:10,  Controlled Time: 01/10/2006 16:12,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 01/10/2006 16:17
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Area Type: Urban, heavily populated areas
Total Acres Burned: 0.5
Location: Unspecified, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 23,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: P
Incident Type: Brush or brush-and-grass mixture fire. Includes ground fuels lying on or immediately above the ground such as duff, roots, dead leaves, fine dead wood, and downed logs.
Alarm Time: 01/10/2006 16:53,  Arrival Time: 01/10/2006 17:04,  Controlled Time: 01/10/2006 17:07,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 01/10/2006 17:10
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Area Type: Rural, including farms >50 acres
Total Acres Burned: 0.1
Location: Ohio Avenue, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 27,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: P
Incident Type: Combustible and flammable gas or liquid spills or leaks, other. Chemical release, reaction, or toxic condition
Alarm Time: 01/13/2006 14:14,  Arrival Time: 01/13/2006 14:16,  Controlled Time: 01/13/2006 14:19,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 01/13/2006 14:21
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Remove hazard. Includes neutralizing a hazardous condition.
Location: Unspecified, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 29,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: V
Incident Type: Dumpster or other outside trash receptacle fire. Includes waste material from manufacturing or other production processes.
Alarm Time: 01/13/2006 18:18,  Arrival Time: 01/13/2006 18:31,  Controlled Time: 01/13/2006 18:34,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 01/13/2006 18:38
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Location: Unspecified, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 30,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: V
Incident Type: Outside rubbish fire, other.
Alarm Time: 01/14/2006 12:40,  Arrival Time: 01/14/2006 12:50,  Controlled Time: 01/14/2006 12:51,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 01/14/2006 12:53
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Actions taken:
  • Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
  • Enforce fire code and other codes. Includes response to public complaints and abatement of code violations.
  • Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Location: Unspecified, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 31,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: V
Incident Type: Outside rubbish, trash, or waste fire. Excludes outside rubbish fires in a container or receptacle.
Alarm Time: 01/14/2006 12:50,  Arrival Time: 01/14/2006 13:01,  Controlled Time: 01/14/2006 13:45,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 01/14/2006 13:45
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Location: Indiana Avenue, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 34,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: V
Incident Type: Building fire
Alarm Time: 01/15/2006 20:05,  Arrival Time: 01/15/2006 20:12,  Controlled Time: 01/15/2006 20:24,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 01/15/2006 21:47
Property Value: $25000,  Property Loss: $5000,  Contents Value: $600,  Contents Loss: $600
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Cooking area, kitchen,  Heat Source: Heat from other open flame or smoking materials,  Item First Ignited: Cooking materials, including edible materials
Cause of Ignition: Unintentional
  • Equipment unattended
  • Asleep
Structure Type: Enclosed building,  Status: In normal use,  Stories: 1 Above,  Square Feet: 1200
Location: Missouri Avenue, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 35,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: V
Incident Type: Passenger vehicle fire. Includes any motorized passenger vehicle, other than a motor home (e.g., pickup trucks, sport utility vehicles, buses).
Alarm Time: 01/15/2006 22:06,  Arrival Time: 01/15/2006 22:23,  Controlled Time: 01/15/2006 22:26,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 01/15/2006 23:11
Property Value: $2000,  Property Loss: $2000
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Actions taken:
  • Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
  • Provide light or electrical power.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Operator/passenger area of transportation equip.
Cause of Ignition: Intentional
Mobile Property Involved: Not involved in ignition, but burned,  Type: Passenger car.,  Make: Chevrolet
Location: Unspecified, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 36,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: V
Incident Type: Grass fire. Includes fire confined to area characterized by grass ground cover, with little or no involvement of other ground fuels.
Alarm Time: 01/16/2006 16:13,  Arrival Time: 01/16/2006 16:22,  Controlled Time: 01/16/2006 16:28,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 01/16/2006 16:39
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Area Type: Rural/urban or suburban
Total Acres Burned: 2
Location: Unspecified, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 37,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: V
Incident Type: Gas leak (natural gas or LPG). Excludes gas odors with no source found.
Alarm Time: 01/16/2006 16:36,  Arrival Time: 01/16/2006 16:48,  Controlled Time: 01/16/2006 17:31,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 01/16/2006 17:31
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Location: Liberty Drive, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 40,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: V
Incident Type: Gas leak (natural gas or LPG). Excludes gas odors with no source found.
Alarm Time: 01/17/2006 13:59,  Arrival Time: 01/17/2006 14:06,  Controlled Time: 01/17/2006 14:10,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 01/17/2006 14:15
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Location: 7th Street, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 41,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: P
Incident Type: Gas leak (natural gas or LPG). Excludes gas odors with no source found.
Alarm Time: 01/17/2006 16:29,  Arrival Time: 01/17/2006 16:35,  Controlled Time: 01/17/2006 16:50,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 01/17/2006 16:50
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Actions taken:
  • Establish safe area. Includes isolating the area affected by denying entry to unprotected persons and establishing hazard control zones (hot, warm, cold).
  • Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Location: Chapman Street 90 , Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 42,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: V
Incident Type: Gas leak (natural gas or LPG). Excludes gas odors with no source found.
Alarm Time: 01/17/2006 18:25,  Arrival Time: 01/17/2006 18:48,  Controlled Time: 01/17/2006 18:57,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 01/17/2006 18:57
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Actions taken:
  • Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
  • Remove hazard. Includes neutralizing a hazardous condition.
Location: Unspecified, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 43,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: P
Incident Type: Authorized controlled burning. Includes fires that are agricultural in nature and managed by the property owner. Excludes unauthorized controlled burning and prescribed fires.
Alarm Time: 01/18/2006 11:12,  Arrival Time: 01/18/2006 11:28,  Controlled Time: 01/18/2006 11:28,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 01/18/2006 11:28
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Location: Missouri Avenue, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 44,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: P
Incident Type: Grass fire. Includes fire confined to area characterized by grass ground cover, with little or no involvement of other ground fuels.
Alarm Time: 01/18/2006 14:55,  Arrival Time: 01/18/2006 14:58,  Controlled Time: 01/18/2006 15:00,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 01/18/2006 15:05
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Area Type: Urban, heavily populated areas,  Wildland Fire Cause: Incendiary
Total Acres Burned: 0.1
Location: Unspecified, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 49,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: V
Incident Type: Outside mailbox fire. Includes dropoff boxes for delivery services.
Alarm Time: 01/21/2006 09:51,  Arrival Time: 01/21/2006 09:51,  Controlled Time: 01/21/2006 09:51,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 01/21/2006 10:00
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Location: Ohio Avenue, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 50,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: P
Incident Type: Fire in mobile property used as a fixed structure, other.
Alarm Time: 01/24/2006 11:11,  Arrival Time: 01/24/2006 11:12,  Controlled Time: 01/24/2006 11:17,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 01/24/2006 11:38
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Buildings Involved #: 1,  Acres Burned #: < 1,  On Site Materials: Paper products, other
Area of Origin: Assembly area - less than 100 persons,  Heat Source: Cigarette lighter,  Item First Ignited: Adornment, recreational material, signs, other
Cause of Ignition: Intentional
Structure Type: Fixed portable or mobile structure,  Status: In normal use,  Stories: 1 Above,  Square Feet: 560
Location: Unspecified, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 51,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: P
Incident Type: Grass fire. Includes fire confined to area characterized by grass ground cover, with little or no involvement of other ground fuels.
Alarm Time: 01/24/2006 12:37,  Arrival Time: 01/24/2006 12:41,  Controlled Time: 01/24/2006 12:45,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 01/24/2006 12:46
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Area Type: Urban, heavily populated areas,  Wildland Fire Cause: Incendiary
Total Acres Burned: 0.5
Location: North Street, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 52,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: V
Incident Type: Passenger vehicle fire. Includes any motorized passenger vehicle, other than a motor home (e.g., pickup trucks, sport utility vehicles, buses).
Alarm Time: 01/24/2006 20:03,  Arrival Time: 01/24/2006 20:12,  Controlled Time: 01/24/2006 20:14,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 01/24/2006 20:20
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Engine area, running gear, wheel area,  Heat Source: Arcing,  Item First Ignited: Electrical wire, cable insulation
Cause of Ignition: Failure of equipment or heat source (Mechanical failure, malfunction, other)
Mobile Property Involved: Involved in ignition and burned,  Type: Passenger car.,  Make: Ford,  Model: F-150,  Year: 1994,  License Plate: 6HHH72 TX,  VIN No: 2FTCF1SY3RCA17627
Location: Ohio Avenue, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 53,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: P
Incident Type: Passenger vehicle fire. Includes any motorized passenger vehicle, other than a motor home (e.g., pickup trucks, sport utility vehicles, buses).
Alarm Time: 01/25/2006 11:22,  Arrival Time: 01/25/2006 11:25,  Controlled Time: 01/25/2006 11:27,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 01/25/2006 11:33
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Mobile Property Involved: Involved in ignition and burned,  Type: Passenger car.,  Make: Ford,  Model: Crown Victoria,  Year: 1994,  License Plate: N46-DGP TX
Location: Missouri Avenue, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 55,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: V
Incident Type: Outside rubbish, trash, or waste fire. Excludes outside rubbish fires in a container or receptacle.
Alarm Time: 01/30/2006 20:37,  Arrival Time: 01/30/2006 20:44,  Controlled Time: 01/30/2006 20:49,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 01/30/2006 21:45
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1,  Detector Alerted Occupants: Yes
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Location: Unspecified, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 56,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: P
Incident Type: Grass fire. Includes fire confined to area characterized by grass ground cover, with little or no involvement of other ground fuels.
Alarm Time: 01/31/2006 16:26,  Arrival Time: 01/31/2006 16:31,  Controlled Time: 01/31/2006 16:31,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 01/31/2006 16:31
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Area Type: Urban, heavily populated areas
Total Acres Burned: 0.1
Location: Unspecified, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 57,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: P
Incident Type: Passenger vehicle fire. Includes any motorized passenger vehicle, other than a motor home (e.g., pickup trucks, sport utility vehicles, buses).
Alarm Time: 02/01/2006 08:19,  Arrival Time: 02/01/2006 08:23,  Controlled Time: 02/01/2006 08:24,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 02/01/2006 08:36
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Engine area, running gear, wheel area,  Heat Source: Radiated, conducted heat from operating equipment
Cause of Ignition: Failure of equipment or heat source (Worn out)
Mobile Property Involved: Involved in ignition, but did not itself burn,  Type: Passenger car.,  Make: Dodge,  Model: Ram,  Year: 2001,  License Plate: 4XDV31 TX,  VIN No: 3b7hc13291m266562
Location: Unspecified, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 60,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: P
Incident Type: Grass fire. Includes fire confined to area characterized by grass ground cover, with little or no involvement of other ground fuels.
Alarm Time: 02/02/2006 17:08,  Arrival Time: 02/02/2006 17:13,  Controlled Time: 02/02/2006 17:26,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 02/02/2006 17:32
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Area Type: Rural, including farms >50 acres
Total Acres Burned: 0.1
Location: Unspecified, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 61,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: P
Incident Type: Trash or rubbish fire in a structure, with no flame damage to structure or its contents.
Alarm Time: 02/03/2006 15:33,  Arrival Time: 02/03/2006 15:45,  Controlled Time: 02/03/2006 15:59,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 02/03/2006 16:44
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Location: Unspecified, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 62,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: V
Incident Type: Authorized controlled burning. Includes fires that are agricultural in nature and managed by the property owner. Excludes unauthorized controlled burning and prescribed fires.
Alarm Time: 02/03/2006 22:38,  Arrival Time: 02/03/2006 22:49,  Controlled Time: 02/03/2006 22:50,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 02/03/2006 22:50
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Location: Unspecified, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 63,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: V
Incident Type: Authorized controlled burning. Includes fires that are agricultural in nature and managed by the property owner. Excludes unauthorized controlled burning and prescribed fires.
Alarm Time: 02/04/2006 01:39,  Arrival Time: 02/04/2006 01:58,  Controlled Time: 02/04/2006 02:07,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 02/04/2006 02:07
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Location: Unspecified, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 65,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: V
Incident Type: Grass fire. Includes fire confined to area characterized by grass ground cover, with little or no involvement of other ground fuels.
Alarm Time: 02/05/2006 00:42,  Arrival Time: 02/05/2006 00:51,  Controlled Time: 02/05/2006 00:58,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 02/05/2006 01:04
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Area Type: Rural/urban or suburban
Total Acres Burned: 0.1
Location: Cheyenne Street, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 66,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: P
Incident Type: Gas leak (natural gas or LPG). Excludes gas odors with no source found.
Alarm Time: 02/06/2006 11:58,  Arrival Time: 02/06/2006 12:24,  Controlled Time: 02/06/2006 12:39,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 02/06/2006 12:39
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Actions taken:
  • Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
  • Remove hazard. Includes neutralizing a hazardous condition.
Location: Unspecified, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 68,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: V
Incident Type: Grass fire. Includes fire confined to area characterized by grass ground cover, with little or no involvement of other ground fuels.
Alarm Time: 02/07/2006 18:31,  Arrival Time: 02/07/2006 18:46,  Controlled Time: 02/07/2006 19:09,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 02/07/2006 19:41
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Area Type: Rural/urban or suburban,  Wildland Fire Cause: Incendiary,  Heat Source: Match
Total Acres Burned: 4
Location: Washington Avenue, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 69,  Shift/Platoon: V
Incident Type: Gas leak (natural gas or LPG). Excludes gas odors with no source found.
Alarm Time: 02/07/2006 10:10,  Arrival Time: 02/07/2006 20:03,  Controlled Time: 02/07/2006 20:12,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 02/07/2006 20:12
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1,  Hazardous Material Released: Natural gas, slow leak, no evacuation or HazMat actions taken.
Actions taken:
  • Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
  • Notify other agencies. Includes notifications of utility companies, property owners, and the like.
  • Standby.
Location: Missouri Avenue, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 71,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: P
Incident Type: Gas leak (natural gas or LPG). Excludes gas odors with no source found.
Alarm Time: 02/08/2006 11:30,  Arrival Time: 02/08/2006 11:35,  Controlled Time: 02/08/2006 12:01,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 02/08/2006 12:04
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Location: Unspecified, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 73,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: V
Incident Type: Brush or brush-and-grass mixture fire. Includes ground fuels lying on or immediately above the ground such as duff, roots, dead leaves, fine dead wood, and downed logs.
Alarm Time: 02/08/2006 17:48,  Arrival Time: 02/08/2006 17:54,  Controlled Time: 02/08/2006 18:13,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 02/08/2006 18:23
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Area Type: Rural/urban or suburban,  Wildland Fire Cause: Open/outdoor fire
Total Acres Burned: 1
Location: Expressway 83, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 76,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: V
Incident Type: Vehicle accident, general cleanup. Includes incidents where FD is dispatched after the accident to clear away debris. Excludes extrication from vehicle and flammable liquid spills.
Alarm Time: 02/09/2006 17:35,  Arrival Time: 02/09/2006 17:45,  Controlled Time: 02/09/2006 18:03,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 02/09/2006 18:16
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Actions taken:
  • Remove hazard. Includes neutralizing a hazardous condition.
  • Control traffic. Includes setting up barricades and directing traffic.
Location: Unspecified, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 77,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: V
Incident Type: Vehicle accident, general cleanup. Includes incidents where FD is dispatched after the accident to clear away debris. Excludes extrication from vehicle and flammable liquid spills.
Alarm Time: 02/10/2006 00:24,  Arrival Time: 02/10/2006 00:36,  Controlled Time: 02/10/2006 00:53,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 02/10/2006 01:03
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Actions taken:
  • Remove hazard. Includes neutralizing a hazardous condition.
  • Assess damage from severe weather or the results of a natural disaster.
Location: Unspecified, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 78,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: V
Incident Type: Outside rubbish, trash, or waste fire. Excludes outside rubbish fires in a container or receptacle.
Alarm Time: 02/11/2006 16:56,  Arrival Time: 02/11/2006 17:14,  Controlled Time: 02/11/2006 17:15,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 02/11/2006 17:15
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Location: Fm 491, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 79,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: V
Incident Type: Unauthorized burning. Includes fires that are under control and not endangering property.
Alarm Time: 02/11/2006 17:00,  Arrival Time: 02/11/2006 17:08,  Controlled Time: 02/11/2006 17:15,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 02/11/2006 17:21
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1,  Detector Alerted Occupants: Yes
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Location: Unspecified, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 80,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: V
Incident Type: Grass fire. Includes fire confined to area characterized by grass ground cover, with little or no involvement of other ground fuels.
Alarm Time: 02/14/2006 03:15,  Arrival Time: 02/14/2006 03:30,  Controlled Time: 02/14/2006 03:34,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 02/14/2006 03:40
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Area Type: Rural, including farms >50 acres
Total Acres Burned: 0.1
Location: Unspecified, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 82,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: V
Incident Type: Passenger vehicle fire. Includes any motorized passenger vehicle, other than a motor home (e.g., pickup trucks, sport utility vehicles, buses).
Alarm Time: 02/15/2006 19:42,  Arrival Time: 02/15/2006 19:58,  Controlled Time: 02/15/2006 20:00,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 02/15/2006 20:27
Property Value: $1500,  Property Loss: $1500
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Actions taken:
  • Incident command. Includes providing support to incident command activities.
  • Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Engine area, running gear, wheel area
Cause of Ignition: Cause under investigation
Mobile Property Involved: Involved in ignition and burned,  Type: Passenger car.,  Make: Chevrolet
Location: Georgia Avenue, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 85,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: P
Incident Type: Gas leak (natural gas or LPG). Excludes gas odors with no source found.
Alarm Time: 02/17/2006 16:57,  Arrival Time: 02/17/2006 17:01,  Controlled Time: 02/17/2006 17:06,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 02/17/2006 17:36
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Actions taken:
  • Remove hazard. Includes neutralizing a hazardous condition.
  • Standby.
Location: Unspecified, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 86,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: V
Incident Type: Building fire
Alarm Time: 02/18/2006 03:33,  Arrival Time: 02/18/2006 03:49,  Controlled Time: 02/18/2006 05:10,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 02/18/2006 05:31
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 2
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Location: Unspecified, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 87,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: V
Incident Type: Fire
Alarm Time: 02/18/2006 15:25,  Arrival Time: 02/18/2006 15:40,  Controlled Time: 02/18/2006 15:57,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 02/18/2006 15:57
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Location: 6th Street, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 89,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: P
Incident Type: Gasoline or other flammable liquid spill (flash point below 100 degrees F at standard temperature and pressure (Class I)).
Alarm Time: 02/22/2006 08:35,  Arrival Time: 02/22/2006 08:38,  Controlled Time: 02/22/2006 09:09,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 02/22/2006 09:10
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Hazardous materials leak control and containment. Includes actions taken to keep a material within its container.
Location: Garcia Avenue, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 91,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: V
Incident Type: Gas leak (natural gas or LPG). Excludes gas odors with no source found.
Alarm Time: 02/22/2006 19:49,  Arrival Time: 02/22/2006 19:54,  Controlled Time: 02/22/2006 20:21,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 02/22/2006 20:21
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Actions taken:
  • Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
  • Notify other agencies. Includes notifications of utility companies, property owners, and the like.
Location: Cheyenne Street, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 93,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: V
Incident Type: Trash or rubbish fire in a structure, with no flame damage to structure or its contents.
Alarm Time: 02/25/2006 01:59,  Arrival Time: 02/25/2006 02:17,  Controlled Time: 02/25/2006 02:24,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 02/25/2006 03:22
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Location: Unspecified, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 94,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: V
Incident Type: Outside rubbish, trash, or waste fire. Excludes outside rubbish fires in a container or receptacle.
Alarm Time: 02/26/2006 20:46,  Arrival Time: 02/26/2006 21:06,  Controlled Time: 02/26/2006 21:18,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 02/26/2006 21:18
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1,  Detector Alerted Occupants: Yes
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Location: Unspecified, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 98,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: P
Incident Type: Brush or brush-and-grass mixture fire. Includes ground fuels lying on or immediately above the ground such as duff, roots, dead leaves, fine dead wood, and downed logs.
Alarm Time: 02/28/2006 15:57,  Arrival Time: 02/28/2006 16:05,  Controlled Time: 02/28/2006 17:36,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 02/28/2006 18:02
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Area Type: Rural, including farms >50 acres
Total Acres Burned: 30
Location: Unspecified, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 99,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: V
Incident Type: Fire
Alarm Time: 02/28/2006 19:20,  Arrival Time: 02/28/2006 19:36,  Controlled Time: 02/28/2006 19:48,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 02/28/2006 20:11
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Cause of Ignition: Act of nature
Location: Maryland Avenue, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 102,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: P
Incident Type: Grass fire. Includes fire confined to area characterized by grass ground cover, with little or no involvement of other ground fuels.
Alarm Time: 03/01/2006 15:49,  Arrival Time: 03/01/2006 15:54,  Controlled Time: 03/01/2006 16:19,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 03/01/2006 16:47
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Area Type: Urban, heavily populated areas
Total Acres Burned: 2
Location: Unspecified, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 103,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: P
Incident Type: Grass fire. Includes fire confined to area characterized by grass ground cover, with little or no involvement of other ground fuels.
Alarm Time: 03/01/2006 15:50,  Arrival Time: 03/01/2006 16:00,  Controlled Time: 03/01/2006 16:19,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 03/01/2006 16:47
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Area Type: Urban, heavily populated areas
Total Acres Burned: 2
Location: Marion Street, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 104,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: V
Incident Type: Grass fire. Includes fire confined to area characterized by grass ground cover, with little or no involvement of other ground fuels.
Alarm Time: 03/01/2006 19:44,  Arrival Time: 03/01/2006 19:52,  Controlled Time: 03/01/2006 19:55,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 03/01/2006 19:55
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Area Type: Urban, heavily populated areas
Total Acres Burned: 0.1
Location: Unspecified, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 105,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: P
Incident Type: Fire
Alarm Time: 03/02/2006 10:52,  Arrival Time: 03/02/2006 10:59,  Controlled Time: 03/02/2006 11:35,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 03/02/2006 11:41
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Location: Unspecified, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 106,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: P
Incident Type: Grass fire. Includes fire confined to area characterized by grass ground cover, with little or no involvement of other ground fuels.
Alarm Time: 03/02/2006 13:10,  Arrival Time: 03/02/2006 13:20,  Controlled Time: 03/02/2006 13:34,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 03/02/2006 13:57
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Area Type: Rural/urban or suburban
Total Acres Burned: 3
Location: Jones Avenue, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 107,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: V
Incident Type: Gas leak (natural gas or LPG). Excludes gas odors with no source found.
Alarm Time: 03/02/2006 19:01,  Arrival Time: 03/02/2006 19:13,  Controlled Time: 03/02/2006 19:16,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 03/02/2006 19:18
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Location: Unspecified, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 110,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: V
Incident Type: Outside rubbish, trash, or waste fire. Excludes outside rubbish fires in a container or receptacle.
Alarm Time: 03/04/2006 21:18,  Arrival Time: 03/04/2006 21:37,  Controlled Time: 03/04/2006 21:41,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 03/04/2006 22:09
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Outside area, other
Cause of Ignition: Intentional
Location: Unspecified, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 114,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: P
Incident Type: Unauthorized burning. Includes fires that are under control and not endangering property.
Alarm Time: 03/06/2006 16:51,  Arrival Time: 03/06/2006 17:06,  Controlled Time: 03/06/2006 17:11,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 03/06/2006 17:14
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Actions taken:
  • Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
  • Enforce fire code and other codes. Includes response to public complaints and abatement of code violations.
Location: Ohio Avenue, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 115,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: V
Incident Type: Trash or rubbish fire in a structure, with no flame damage to structure or its contents.
Alarm Time: 03/07/2006 19:10,  Arrival Time: 03/07/2006 19:22,  Controlled Time: 03/07/2006 19:25,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 03/07/2006 19:25
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Enforce fire code and other codes. Includes response to public complaints and abatement of code violations.
Location: Yolanda Street, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 116,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: V
Incident Type: Arcing, shorted electrical equipment.
Alarm Time: 03/08/2006 00:22,  Arrival Time: 03/08/2006 00:48,  Controlled Time: 03/08/2006 01:32,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 03/08/2006 01:32
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Actions taken:
  • Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
  • Standby.
Location: Unspecified, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 117,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: P
Incident Type: Power line down. Excludes people trapped by downed power lines.
Alarm Time: 03/08/2006 09:51,  Arrival Time: 03/08/2006 10:03,  Controlled Time: 03/08/2006 10:11,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 03/08/2006 10:11
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Location: Unspecified, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 118,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: P
Incident Type: Grass fire. Includes fire confined to area characterized by grass ground cover, with little or no involvement of other ground fuels.
Alarm Time: 03/08/2006 10:12,  Arrival Time: 03/08/2006 10:19,  Controlled Time: 03/08/2006 10:28,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 03/08/2006 10:44
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Area Type: Rural/urban or suburban,  Wildland Fire Cause: Incendiary
Total Acres Burned: 1
Location: Unspecified, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 120,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: P
Incident Type: Power line down. Excludes people trapped by downed power lines.
Alarm Time: 03/08/2006 11:36,  Arrival Time: 03/08/2006 11:45,  Controlled Time: 03/08/2006 13:25,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 03/08/2006 13:25
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Actions taken:
  • Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
  • Standby.
  • Establish safe area. Includes isolating the area affected by denying entry to unprotected persons and establishing hazard control zones (hot, warm, cold).
Location: Dawson Road, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 121,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: P
Incident Type: Power line down. Excludes people trapped by downed power lines.
Alarm Time: 03/08/2006 16:19,  Arrival Time: 03/08/2006 16:27,  Controlled Time: 03/08/2006 16:56,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 03/08/2006 16:56
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Location: Indiana Avenue, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 124,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: P
Incident Type: Passenger vehicle fire. Includes any motorized passenger vehicle, other than a motor home (e.g., pickup trucks, sport utility vehicles, buses).
Alarm Time: 03/09/2006 16:05,  Arrival Time: 03/09/2006 16:10,  Controlled Time: 03/09/2006 16:14,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 03/09/2006 16:22
Property Value: $5000,  Property Loss: $3000
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Engine area, running gear, wheel area
Mobile Property Involved: Involved in ignition and burned,  Type: Passenger car.,  Make: Dodge
Location: Lazbuddie Lane, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 125,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: P
Incident Type: Fire in a motor home, camper, or recreational vehicle when used as a structure. Includes motor homes when not in transit and used as a structure for residential purposes.
Alarm Time: 03/10/2006 09:11,  Arrival Time: 03/10/2006 09:16,  Controlled Time: 03/10/2006 09:39,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 03/10/2006 09:40
Property Value: $30000,  Property Loss: $1000
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Outside area, other
Cause of Ignition: Failure of equipment or heat source
Location: Unspecified, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 126,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: P
Incident Type: Grass fire. Includes fire confined to area characterized by grass ground cover, with little or no involvement of other ground fuels.
Alarm Time: 03/10/2006 10:33,  Arrival Time: 03/10/2006 10:38,  Controlled Time: 03/10/2006 10:52,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 03/10/2006 10:52
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Area Type: Rural, including farms >50 acres,  Wildland Fire Cause: Equipment,  Heat Source: Arcing
Total Acres Burned: 1
Location: 5th Street, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 127,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: P
Incident Type: Grass fire. Includes fire confined to area characterized by grass ground cover, with little or no involvement of other ground fuels.
Alarm Time: 03/10/2006 10:36,  Arrival Time: 03/10/2006 10:43,  Controlled Time: 03/10/2006 10:43,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 03/10/2006 10:45
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Area Type: Urban, heavily populated areas
Total Acres Burned: 0.5
Location: Mile 1 East, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 130,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: V
Incident Type: Brush or brush-and-grass mixture fire. Includes ground fuels lying on or immediately above the ground such as duff, roots, dead leaves, fine dead wood, and downed logs.
Alarm Time: 03/10/2006 20:02,  Arrival Time: 03/10/2006 20:03,  Controlled Time: 03/10/2006 20:05,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 03/10/2006 20:07
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Area Type: Rural/urban or suburban
Total Acres Burned: 1
Location: Unspecified, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 132,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: V
Incident Type: Grass fire. Includes fire confined to area characterized by grass ground cover, with little or no involvement of other ground fuels.
Alarm Time: 03/11/2006 19:10,  Arrival Time: 03/11/2006 19:31,  Controlled Time: 03/11/2006 19:34,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 03/11/2006 19:45
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Area Type: Rural/urban or suburban
Total Acres Burned: 1
Location: Business 83, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 133,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: V
Incident Type: Dumpster or other outside trash receptacle fire. Includes waste material from manufacturing or other production processes.
Alarm Time: 03/12/2006 02:56,  Arrival Time: 03/12/2006 03:06,  Controlled Time: 03/12/2006 03:08,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 03/12/2006 03:09
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Location: Unspecified, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 134,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: V
Incident Type: Grass fire. Includes fire confined to area characterized by grass ground cover, with little or no involvement of other ground fuels.
Alarm Time: 03/12/2006 11:28,  Arrival Time: 03/12/2006 11:42,  Controlled Time: 03/12/2006 11:56,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 03/12/2006 12:08
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Area Type: Rural/urban or suburban,  Wildland Fire Cause: Incendiary
Total Acres Burned: 2
Location: 5th Street, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 135,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: V
Incident Type: Gas leak (natural gas or LPG). Excludes gas odors with no source found.
Alarm Time: 03/12/2006 13:28,  Arrival Time: 03/12/2006 13:42,  Controlled Time: 03/12/2006 13:44,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 03/12/2006 13:46
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Remove hazard. Includes neutralizing a hazardous condition.
Location: Business 83, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 136,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: V
Incident Type: Grass fire. Includes fire confined to area characterized by grass ground cover, with little or no involvement of other ground fuels.
Alarm Time: 03/12/2006 15:05,  Arrival Time: 03/12/2006 15:11,  Controlled Time: 03/12/2006 15:12,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 03/12/2006 15:13
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Area Type: Urban, heavily populated areas
Total Acres Burned: 0.1
Location: Unspecified, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 138,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: P
Incident Type: Grass fire. Includes fire confined to area characterized by grass ground cover, with little or no involvement of other ground fuels.
Alarm Time: 03/14/2006 15:29,  Arrival Time: 03/14/2006 15:33,  Controlled Time: 03/14/2006 16:00,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 03/14/2006 16:36
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Area Type: Rural, including farms >50 acres
Total Acres Burned: 0.5
Location: Unspecified, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 140,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: P
Incident Type: Outside stationary compactor or compacted trash fire. Includes fires where the only material burning is rubbish.
Alarm Time: 03/16/2006 08:38,  Arrival Time: 03/16/2006 08:48,  Controlled Time: 03/16/2006 08:56,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 03/16/2006 09:10
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Location: Texas Avenue, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 141,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: P
Incident Type: Vehicle accident, general cleanup. Includes incidents where FD is dispatched after the accident to clear away debris. Excludes extrication from vehicle and flammable liquid spills.
Alarm Time: 03/16/2006 14:40,  Arrival Time: 03/16/2006 14:48,  Controlled Time: 03/16/2006 14:54,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 03/16/2006 14:54
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Remove hazardous materials.
Location: Ohio Avenue, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 146,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: P
Incident Type: Mobile property (vehicle) fire, other.
Alarm Time: 03/20/2006 10:09,  Arrival Time: 03/20/2006 10:10,  Controlled Time: 03/20/2006 10:10,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 03/20/2006 10:12
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Information, investigation, and enforcement, other.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Engine area, running gear, wheel area
Cause of Ignition: Unintentional
Mobile Property Involved: Involved in ignition and burned,  Type: Passenger road vehicle, other,  Make: Nissan
Location: Unspecified, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 153,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: V
Incident Type: Outside mailbox fire. Includes dropoff boxes for delivery services.
Alarm Time: 03/22/2006 22:14,  Arrival Time: 03/22/2006 22:26,  Controlled Time: 03/22/2006 23:41,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 03/22/2006 23:41
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Actions taken:
  • Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
  • Standby.
  • Notify other agencies. Includes notifications of utility companies, property owners, and the like.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Outside area, other,  Heat Source: Arcing,  Item First Ignited: Fence, pole
Cause of Ignition: Failure of equipment or heat source (Water caused short-circuit arc)
Location: Silver Avenue, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 154,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: V
Incident Type: Arcing, shorted electrical equipment.
Alarm Time: 03/23/2006 00:12,  Arrival Time: 03/23/2006 00:28,  Controlled Time: 03/23/2006 00:36,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 03/23/2006 00:36
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Location: Unspecified, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 155,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: P
Incident Type: Off-road vehicle or heavy equipment fire. Includes dirt bikes, specialty off-road vehicles, earth-moving equipment (bulldozers), and farm equipment.
Alarm Time: 03/23/2006 08:51,  Arrival Time: 03/23/2006 09:02,  Controlled Time: 03/23/2006 09:27,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 03/23/2006 09:59
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Mobile Property Involved: Involved in ignition and burned,  Type: Industrial, constr., agricultural vehicle, other,  Make: Jeep
Location: Frances Avenue, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 156,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: P
Incident Type: Mobile property (vehicle) fire, other.
Alarm Time: 03/23/2006 12:07,  Arrival Time: 03/23/2006 12:14,  Controlled Time: 03/23/2006 12:17,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 03/23/2006 13:21
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Actions taken:
  • Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
  • Establish safe area. Includes isolating the area affected by denying entry to unprotected persons and establishing hazard control zones (hot, warm, cold).
Acres Burned #: < 1
Mobile Property Involved: Involved in ignition and burned,  Type: Passenger car.,  Make: Chevrolet,  Model: Silverado,  Year: 2000,  License Plate: 80FM92 TX,  VIN No: 2GCEC19TXY1136670
Location: Missouri Avenue, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 158,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: V
Incident Type: Oil or other combustible liquid spill (flash point at or above 100 degrees F at standard temperature and pressure (Class II or III)).
Alarm Time: 03/25/2006 23:19,  Arrival Time: 03/25/2006 23:31,  Controlled Time: 03/25/2006 23:49,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 03/25/2006 23:49
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Actions taken:
  • Remove hazardous materials.
  • Remove hazard. Includes neutralizing a hazardous condition.
Location: Unspecified, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 159,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: P
Incident Type: Grass fire. Includes fire confined to area characterized by grass ground cover, with little or no involvement of other ground fuels.
Alarm Time: 03/27/2006 12:39,  Arrival Time: 03/27/2006 12:43,  Controlled Time: 03/27/2006 12:55,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 03/27/2006 13:03
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Area Type: Urban, heavily populated areas
Total Acres Burned: 0.5
Location: Amigo Lane, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 160,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: P
Incident Type: Grass fire. Includes fire confined to area characterized by grass ground cover, with little or no involvement of other ground fuels.
Alarm Time: 03/27/2006 15:11,  Arrival Time: 03/27/2006 15:14,  Controlled Time: 03/27/2006 15:15,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 03/27/2006 15:25
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Area Type: Rural, including farms >50 acres
Total Acres Burned: 0.5
Location: Unspecified, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 162,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: P
Incident Type: Grass fire. Includes fire confined to area characterized by grass ground cover, with little or no involvement of other ground fuels.
Alarm Time: 03/28/2006 14:15,  Arrival Time: 03/28/2006 14:19,  Controlled Time: 03/28/2006 14:37,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 03/28/2006 14:51
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Area Type: Urban, heavily populated areas
Total Acres Burned: 0.5
Location: Unspecified, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 163,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: V
Incident Type: Grass fire. Includes fire confined to area characterized by grass ground cover, with little or no involvement of other ground fuels.
Alarm Time: 03/29/2006 18:44,  Arrival Time: 03/29/2006 18:58,  Controlled Time: 03/29/2006 19:09,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 03/29/2006 19:16
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Area Type: Rural, including farms >50 acres
Total Acres Burned: 0.5
Location: Unspecified, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 164,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: V
Incident Type: Grass fire. Includes fire confined to area characterized by grass ground cover, with little or no involvement of other ground fuels.
Alarm Time: 03/29/2006 19:33,  Arrival Time: 03/29/2006 19:36,  Controlled Time: 03/29/2006 19:52,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 03/29/2006 19:52
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Area Type: Urban, heavily populated areas
Total Acres Burned: 0.1
Location: Missouri Avenue, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 167,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: V
Incident Type: Building fire
Alarm Time: 03/31/2006 10:10,  Arrival Time: 03/31/2006 10:15,  Controlled Time: 03/31/2006 10:17,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 03/31/2006 10:25
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Buildings Involved #: 1,  Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Common room, den, family room, living room, lounge,  Heat Source: Arcing,  Item First Ignited: Electrical wire, cable insulation
Cause of Ignition: Unintentional (Electrical failure, malfunction, other)
Structure Type: Enclosed building,  Status: In normal use,  Stories: 1 Above,  Square Feet: 900
Location: Unspecified, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 169,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: V
Incident Type: Outside rubbish, trash, or waste fire. Excludes outside rubbish fires in a container or receptacle.
Alarm Time: 04/01/2006 10:34,  Arrival Time: 04/01/2006 10:51,  Controlled Time: 04/01/2006 11:40,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 04/01/2006 12:03
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Location: Maryland Avenue, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 170,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: P
Incident Type: Outside rubbish, trash, or waste fire. Excludes outside rubbish fires in a container or receptacle.
Alarm Time: 04/04/2006 10:47,  Arrival Time: 04/04/2006 10:53,  Controlled Time: 04/04/2006 11:01,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 04/04/2006 11:01
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Actions taken:
  • Enforce fire code and other codes. Includes response to public complaints and abatement of code violations.
  • Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Location: Unspecified, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 171,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: P
Incident Type: Grass fire. Includes fire confined to area characterized by grass ground cover, with little or no involvement of other ground fuels.
Alarm Time: 04/04/2006 13:21,  Arrival Time: 04/04/2006 13:22,  Controlled Time: 04/04/2006 13:28,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 04/04/2006 13:41
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Area Type: Urban, heavily populated areas
Total Acres Burned: 0.1
Location: La Herencia Drive 67 , Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 172,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: V
Incident Type: Grass fire. Includes fire confined to area characterized by grass ground cover, with little or no involvement of other ground fuels.
Alarm Time: 04/04/2006 17:59,  Arrival Time: 04/04/2006 18:12,  Controlled Time: 04/04/2006 18:18,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 04/04/2006 18:24
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Area Type: Urban, heavily populated areas
Total Acres Burned: 0.1
Location: 4th Street, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 178,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: V
Incident Type: Passenger vehicle fire. Includes any motorized passenger vehicle, other than a motor home (e.g., pickup trucks, sport utility vehicles, buses).
Alarm Time: 04/07/2006 19:00,  Arrival Time: 04/07/2006 19:04,  Controlled Time: 04/07/2006 19:08,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 04/07/2006 19:22
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Engine area, running gear, wheel area
Mobile Property Involved: Involved in ignition and burned,  Type: Passenger car.,  Make: Ford,  Model: Thunderbird,  License Plate: UST588 MI
Location: Unspecified, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 184,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: V
Incident Type: Brush or brush-and-grass mixture fire. Includes ground fuels lying on or immediately above the ground such as duff, roots, dead leaves, fine dead wood, and downed logs.
Alarm Time: 04/12/2006 18:01,  Arrival Time: 04/12/2006 18:21,  Controlled Time: 04/12/2006 18:33,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 04/12/2006 19:23
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Area Type: Rural, including farms >50 acres,  Wildland Fire Cause: Debris, vegetation burn,  Heat Source: Hot or smoldering object, other
Total Acres Burned: 2
Location: Royal Palm Drive, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 185,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: P
Incident Type: Building fire
Alarm Time: 04/13/2006 10:24,  Arrival Time: 04/13/2006 10:28,  Controlled Time: 04/13/2006 10:53,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 04/13/2006 12:05
Property Value: $65000,  Property Loss: $5000
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Actions taken:
  • Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
  • Ventilate. Includes nonhazardous odor removal and removal of smoke from nonhazardous materials-related fires.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Bedroom - < 5 persons,  Heat Source: Arcing
Cause of Ignition: Unintentional (Unspecified short-circuit arc)
Structure Type: Enclosed building,  Status: In normal use,  Stories: 1 Above,  Square Feet: 2100
Location: Missouri Avenue, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 186,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: P
Incident Type: Gas leak (natural gas or LPG). Excludes gas odors with no source found.
Alarm Time: 04/13/2006 13:51,  Arrival Time: 04/13/2006 13:56,  Controlled Time: 04/13/2006 14:14,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 04/13/2006 14:14
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Actions taken:
  • Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
  • Ventilate. Includes nonhazardous odor removal and removal of smoke from nonhazardous materials-related fires.
Location: Unspecified, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 187,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: V
Incident Type: Grass fire. Includes fire confined to area characterized by grass ground cover, with little or no involvement of other ground fuels.
Alarm Time: 04/14/2006 16:42,  Arrival Time: 04/14/2006 16:49,  Controlled Time: 04/14/2006 17:23,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 04/14/2006 17:32
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Area Type: Rural/urban or suburban
Total Acres Burned: 5
Location: 14th Street, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 188,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: V
Incident Type: Grass fire. Includes fire confined to area characterized by grass ground cover, with little or no involvement of other ground fuels.
Alarm Time: 04/15/2006 02:06,  Arrival Time: 04/15/2006 02:16,  Controlled Time: 04/15/2006 02:18,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 04/15/2006 02:19
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Area Type: Rural/urban or suburban
Total Acres Burned: 0.1
Location: Unspecified, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 190,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: V
Incident Type: Brush or brush-and-grass mixture fire. Includes ground fuels lying on or immediately above the ground such as duff, roots, dead leaves, fine dead wood, and downed logs.
Alarm Time: 04/16/2006 15:49,  Arrival Time: 04/16/2006 15:56,  Controlled Time: 04/16/2006 16:07,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 04/16/2006 16:46
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Area Type: Rural/urban or suburban
Total Acres Burned: 1
Location: Unspecified, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 191,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: V
Incident Type: Brush or brush-and-grass mixture fire. Includes ground fuels lying on or immediately above the ground such as duff, roots, dead leaves, fine dead wood, and downed logs.
Alarm Time: 04/16/2006 17:20,  Arrival Time: 04/16/2006 17:31,  Controlled Time: 04/16/2006 17:47,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 04/16/2006 19:51
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Area Type: Rural, including farms >50 acres
Total Acres Burned: 0.1
Location: Unspecified, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 192,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: V
Incident Type: Grass fire. Includes fire confined to area characterized by grass ground cover, with little or no involvement of other ground fuels.
Alarm Time: 04/16/2006 21:06,  Arrival Time: 04/16/2006 21:16,  Controlled Time: 04/16/2006 21:17,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 04/16/2006 21:20
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Area Type: Urban, heavily populated areas
Total Acres Burned: 0.1
Location: Unspecified, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 197,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: V
Incident Type: Road freight or transport vehicle fire. Includes commercial freight hauling vehicles and contractor vans or trucks. Examples are moving trucks, plumber vans, and delivery trucks.
Alarm Time: 04/21/2006 06:20,  Arrival Time: 04/21/2006 06:33,  Controlled Time: 04/21/2006 06:40,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 04/21/2006 08:20
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Actions taken:
  • Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
  • Control traffic. Includes setting up barricades and directing traffic.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Engine area, running gear, wheel area
Cause of Ignition: Unintentional
Mobile Property Involved: Involved in ignition and burned,  Type: Trailer - semi, designed for freight,  Make: Mack,  Model: Undetermined,  License Plate: 2AN-955 TX
Location: Unspecified, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 198,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: V
Incident Type: Brush or brush-and-grass mixture fire. Includes ground fuels lying on or immediately above the ground such as duff, roots, dead leaves, fine dead wood, and downed logs.
Alarm Time: 04/22/2006 00:30,  Arrival Time: 04/22/2006 00:45,  Controlled Time: 04/22/2006 02:51,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 04/22/2006 03:42
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Area Type: Rural, including farms >50 acres
Total Acres Burned: 0.7
Location: Montana Drive, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 199,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: V
Incident Type: Trash or rubbish fire in a structure, with no flame damage to structure or its contents.
Alarm Time: 04/22/2006 18:53,  Arrival Time: 04/22/2006 19:17,  Controlled Time: 04/22/2006 19:18,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 04/22/2006 19:22
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Outside area, other
Cause of Ignition: Intentional
Location: Unspecified, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 200,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: V
Incident Type: Grass fire. Includes fire confined to area characterized by grass ground cover, with little or no involvement of other ground fuels.
Alarm Time: 04/23/2006 13:56,  Arrival Time: 04/23/2006 14:13,  Controlled Time: 04/23/2006 17:16,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 04/23/2006 18:55
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Area Type: Rural/urban or suburban
Total Acres Burned: 4
Location: Unspecified, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 202,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: P
Incident Type: Natural vegetation fire, other.
Alarm Time: 04/24/2006 08:48,  Arrival Time: 04/24/2006 09:01,  Controlled Time: 04/24/2006 09:28,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 04/24/2006 09:29
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Area Type: Rural, including farms >50 acres,  Wildland Fire Cause: Natural source
Total Acres Burned: 0.1
Location: Unspecified, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 204,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: V
Incident Type: Brush or brush-and-grass mixture fire. Includes ground fuels lying on or immediately above the ground such as duff, roots, dead leaves, fine dead wood, and downed logs.
Alarm Time: 04/25/2006 07:27,  Arrival Time: 04/25/2006 07:42,  Controlled Time: 04/25/2006 11:58,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 04/25/2006 11:58
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Area Type: Rural/urban or suburban
Total Acres Burned: 2
Location: Unspecified, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 205,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: P
Incident Type: Cultivated vegetation, crop fire, other.
Alarm Time: 04/25/2006 12:39,  Arrival Time: 04/25/2006 12:56,  Controlled Time: 04/25/2006 13:00,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 04/25/2006 13:14
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Area Type: Rural, including farms >50 acres,  Wildland Fire Cause: Natural source
Total Acres Burned: 0.1
Location: Unspecified, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 206,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: P
Incident Type: Grass fire. Includes fire confined to area characterized by grass ground cover, with little or no involvement of other ground fuels.
Alarm Time: 04/25/2006 12:50,  Arrival Time: 04/25/2006 12:58,  Controlled Time: 04/25/2006 12:59,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 04/25/2006 13:01
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Area Type: Rural/urban or suburban
Total Acres Burned: 0.5
Location: Unspecified, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 208,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: P
Incident Type: Outside rubbish, trash, or waste fire. Excludes outside rubbish fires in a container or receptacle.
Alarm Time: 04/26/2006 12:01,  Arrival Time: 04/26/2006 12:16,  Controlled Time: 04/26/2006 12:23,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 04/26/2006 12:32
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Location: Fm 491, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 210,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: V
Incident Type: Outside mailbox fire. Includes dropoff boxes for delivery services.
Alarm Time: 04/26/2006 20:28,  Arrival Time: 04/26/2006 20:32,  Controlled Time: 04/26/2006 20:58,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 04/26/2006 20:58
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Actions taken:
  • Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
  • Standby.
  • Notify other agencies. Includes notifications of utility companies, property owners, and the like.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Vacant structural area,  Heat Source: Radiated, conducted heat from operating equipment,  Item First Ignited: Light vegetation - not crop, including grass
Cause of Ignition: Unintentional
Location: Rio Rico, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 211,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: P
Incident Type: Power line down. Excludes people trapped by downed power lines.
Alarm Time: 04/27/2006 10:16,  Arrival Time: 04/27/2006 10:23,  Controlled Time: 04/27/2006 11:20,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 04/27/2006 11:29
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Actions taken:
  • Control traffic. Includes setting up barricades and directing traffic.
  • Standby.
Location: Mile 1 East Road, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 212,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: P
Incident Type: Fire
Alarm Time: 04/27/2006 12:39,  Arrival Time: 04/27/2006 12:45,  Controlled Time: 04/27/2006 12:48,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 04/27/2006 13:16
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 2,  Detector Alerted Occupants: Yes
Action taken: Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Location: Unspecified, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 215,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: V
Incident Type: Mobile property (vehicle) fire, other.
Alarm Time: 04/29/2006 22:42,  Arrival Time: 04/29/2006 23:04,  Controlled Time: 04/29/2006 23:20,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 04/30/2006 00:52
Property Value: $10000,  Property Loss: $10000
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Mobile Property Involved: Involved in ignition and burned,  Type: Passenger car.,  Make: Chevrolet,  Model: Silverodo,  Year: 2001,  License Plate: 9YZ-C59 TX,  VIN No: 2GCEC19W711246088
Location: Unspecified, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 217,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: V
Incident Type: Grass fire. Includes fire confined to area characterized by grass ground cover, with little or no involvement of other ground fuels.
Alarm Time: 04/30/2006 21:31,  Arrival Time: 04/30/2006 21:41,  Controlled Time: 04/30/2006 21:44,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 04/30/2006 21:49
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Area Type: Rural/urban or suburban
Total Acres Burned: 0.2
Location: Unspecified, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 218,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: V
Incident Type: Gas leak (natural gas or LPG). Excludes gas odors with no source found.
Alarm Time: 04/30/2006 22:20,  Arrival Time: 04/30/2006 22:29,  Controlled Time: 04/30/2006 22:30,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 04/30/2006 22:30
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Location: Texas Avenue, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 219,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: V
Incident Type: Gas leak (natural gas or LPG). Excludes gas odors with no source found.
Alarm Time: 05/01/2006 03:30,  Arrival Time: 05/01/2006 03:44,  Controlled Time: 05/01/2006 03:49,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 05/01/2006 03:51
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Location: Vermont Avenue, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 221,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: P
Incident Type: Gas leak (natural gas or LPG). Excludes gas odors with no source found.
Alarm Time: 05/02/2006 11:32,  Arrival Time: 05/02/2006 11:35,  Controlled Time: 05/02/2006 12:00,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 05/02/2006 12:10
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Actions taken:
  • Hazardous materials leak control and containment. Includes actions taken to keep a material within its container.
  • Control traffic. Includes setting up barricades and directing traffic.
  • Notify other agencies. Includes notifications of utility companies, property owners, and the like.
Location: Unspecified, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 223,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: P
Incident Type: Grass fire. Includes fire confined to area characterized by grass ground cover, with little or no involvement of other ground fuels.
Alarm Time: 05/03/2006 14:00,  Arrival Time: 05/03/2006 14:11,  Controlled Time: 05/03/2006 15:04,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 05/03/2006 15:36
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Area Type: Rural, including farms >50 acres,  Buildings Threatened: 2
Total Acres Burned: 3
Location: Missouri Avenue, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 224,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: V
Incident Type: Gas leak (natural gas or LPG). Excludes gas odors with no source found.
Alarm Time: 05/04/2006 00:04,  Arrival Time: 05/04/2006 00:15,  Controlled Time: 05/04/2006 00:22,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 05/04/2006 00:24
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Remove hazard. Includes neutralizing a hazardous condition.
Location: Unspecified, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 225,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: V
Incident Type: Fire
Alarm Time: 05/04/2006 05:58,  Arrival Time: 05/04/2006 06:16,  Controlled Time: 05/04/2006 06:22,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 05/04/2006 06:22
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Location: Unspecified, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 232,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: V
Incident Type: Brush or brush-and-grass mixture fire. Includes ground fuels lying on or immediately above the ground such as duff, roots, dead leaves, fine dead wood, and downed logs.
Alarm Time: 05/07/2006 20:27,  Arrival Time: 05/07/2006 20:46,  Controlled Time: 05/07/2006 21:00,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 05/07/2006 21:46
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Area Type: Rural, including farms >50 acres,  Wildland Fire Cause: Incendiary
Total Acres Burned: 1
Location: La Herencia Drive 222 , Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 233,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: V
Incident Type: Passenger vehicle fire. Includes any motorized passenger vehicle, other than a motor home (e.g., pickup trucks, sport utility vehicles, buses).
Alarm Time: 05/07/2006 20:58,  Arrival Time: 05/07/2006 21:06,  Controlled Time: 05/07/2006 21:14,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 05/07/2006 21:14
Property Value: $2000,  Property Loss: $2000,  Contents Value: $1000,  Contents Loss: $1000
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Engine area, running gear, wheel area
Cause of Ignition: Failure of equipment or heat source
Mobile Property Involved: Involved in ignition and burned,  Type: Passenger car.,  Make: Pontiac,  Model: Breeze,  Year: 2000,  License Plate: 794-LFM TX
Location: Unspecified, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 234,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: V
Incident Type: Brush or brush-and-grass mixture fire. Includes ground fuels lying on or immediately above the ground such as duff, roots, dead leaves, fine dead wood, and downed logs.
Alarm Time: 05/09/2006 20:17,  Arrival Time: 05/09/2006 20:33,  Controlled Time: 05/09/2006 20:44,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 05/09/2006 20:48
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Area Type: Rural/urban or suburban,  Weather Type: Scattered clouds, 1/10 to 5/10 cloud cover,  Wind Direction: Southeast,  Wind Speed: 11 mph,  Air Temperature: 84 F,  Relative Humidity: 79 %
Total Acres Burned: 1
Location: Unspecified, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 243,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: V
Incident Type: Grass fire. Includes fire confined to area characterized by grass ground cover, with little or no involvement of other ground fuels.
Alarm Time: 05/13/2006 12:35,  Arrival Time: 05/13/2006 12:44,  Controlled Time: 05/13/2006 13:10,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 05/13/2006 13:40
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 2
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Area Type: Rural/urban or suburban,  Wildland Fire Cause: Incendiary,  Heat Source: Heat from other open flame or smoking materials
Total Acres Burned: 2
Location: Unspecified, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 244,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: V
Incident Type: Grass fire. Includes fire confined to area characterized by grass ground cover, with little or no involvement of other ground fuels.
Alarm Time: 05/13/2006 16:10,  Arrival Time: 05/13/2006 16:23,  Controlled Time: 05/13/2006 16:32,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 05/13/2006 16:37
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Actions taken:
  • Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
  • Salvage and overhaul.
Area Type: Rural/urban or suburban,  Heat Source: Hot ember or ash
Total Acres Burned: 0.5
Location: Unspecified, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 252,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: V
Incident Type: Brush or brush-and-grass mixture fire. Includes ground fuels lying on or immediately above the ground such as duff, roots, dead leaves, fine dead wood, and downed logs.
Alarm Time: 05/17/2006 20:05,  Arrival Time: 05/17/2006 20:05,  Controlled Time: 05/17/2006 20:08,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 05/17/2006 20:10
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Area Type: Rural/urban or suburban,  Wind Direction: South,  Wind Speed: 12 mph,  Air Temperature: 82 F,  Relative Humidity: 55 %
Total Acres Burned: 1
Location: Texas Avenue, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 256,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: V
Incident Type: Gas leak (natural gas or LPG). Excludes gas odors with no source found.
Alarm Time: 05/19/2006 17:20,  Arrival Time: 05/19/2006 17:28,  Controlled Time: 05/19/2006 17:28,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 05/19/2006 17:33
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Actions taken:
  • Standby.
  • Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Location: Unspecified, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 257,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: V
Incident Type: Gas leak (natural gas or LPG). Excludes gas odors with no source found.
Alarm Time: 05/20/2006 01:56,  Arrival Time: 05/20/2006 02:09,  Controlled Time: 05/20/2006 03:48,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 05/20/2006 04:03
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Hazardous materials leak control and containment. Includes actions taken to keep a material within its container.
Location: Washington Avenue, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 259,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: V
Incident Type: Electrical wiring/equipment problem, other.
Alarm Time: 05/22/2006 21:11,  Arrival Time: 05/22/2006 21:21,  Controlled Time: 05/22/2006 22:05,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 05/22/2006 22:10
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Actions taken:
  • Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
  • Notify other agencies. Includes notifications of utility companies, property owners, and the like.
Location: Unspecified, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 260,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: V
Incident Type: Outside rubbish, trash, or waste fire. Excludes outside rubbish fires in a container or receptacle.
Alarm Time: 05/23/2006 07:26,  Arrival Time: 05/23/2006 07:36,  Controlled Time: 05/23/2006 07:46,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 05/23/2006 07:46
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Location: Texas Avenue, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 263,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: V
Incident Type: Carbon monoxide incident. Excludes incidents with nothing found.
Alarm Time: 05/24/2006 02:17,  Arrival Time: 05/24/2006 02:33,  Controlled Time: 05/24/2006 02:47,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 05/24/2006 02:53
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Location: Unspecified, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 266,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: P
Incident Type: Brush or brush-and-grass mixture fire. Includes ground fuels lying on or immediately above the ground such as duff, roots, dead leaves, fine dead wood, and downed logs.
Alarm Time: 05/24/2006 14:18,  Arrival Time: 05/24/2006 14:27,  Controlled Time: 05/24/2006 15:04,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 05/24/2006 15:26
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Area Type: Rural, including farms >50 acres,  Wildland Fire Cause: Equipment,  Heat Source: Spark, ember or flame from operating equipment
Total Acres Burned: 2
Location: Melton Park Drive, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 270,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: V
Incident Type: Gas leak (natural gas or LPG). Excludes gas odors with no source found.
Alarm Time: 05/26/2006 21:25,  Arrival Time: 05/26/2006 21:53,  Controlled Time: 05/26/2006 22:54,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 05/26/2006 22:56
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Actions taken:
  • Remove hazard. Includes neutralizing a hazardous condition.
  • Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
  • Notify other agencies. Includes notifications of utility companies, property owners, and the like.
Location: Armory Road, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 272,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: V
Incident Type: Arcing, shorted electrical equipment.
Alarm Time: 05/27/2006 20:36,  Arrival Time: 05/27/2006 21:13,  Controlled Time: 05/27/2006 21:43,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 05/27/2006 21:43
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Actions taken:
  • Notify other agencies. Includes notifications of utility companies, property owners, and the like.
  • Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Location: Unspecified, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 274,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: V
Incident Type: Brush or brush-and-grass mixture fire. Includes ground fuels lying on or immediately above the ground such as duff, roots, dead leaves, fine dead wood, and downed logs.
Alarm Time: 05/27/2006 22:23,  Arrival Time: 05/27/2006 22:58,  Controlled Time: 05/27/2006 23:02,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 05/27/2006 23:05
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Area Type: Rural, including farms >50 acres,  Wildland Fire Cause: Incendiary,  Heat Source: Hot or smoldering object, other
Total Acres Burned: 0.1
Location: Unspecified, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 279,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: V
Incident Type: Brush or brush-and-grass mixture fire. Includes ground fuels lying on or immediately above the ground such as duff, roots, dead leaves, fine dead wood, and downed logs.
Alarm Time: 05/30/2006 22:54,  Arrival Time: 05/30/2006 23:16,  Controlled Time: 05/30/2006 23:20,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 05/31/2006 01:08
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Area Type: Rural/urban or suburban
Total Acres Burned: 1
Location: Vermont Avenue, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 280,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: V
Incident Type: Building fire
Alarm Time: 05/30/2006 23:23,  Arrival Time: 05/30/2006 23:29,  Controlled Time: 05/30/2006 23:56,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 05/31/2006 02:17
Property Value: $20000,  Property Loss: $7000,  Contents Value: $500,  Contents Loss: $500
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 2
Actions taken:
  • Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
  • Ventilate. Includes nonhazardous odor removal and removal of smoke from nonhazardous materials-related fires.
  • Provide light or electrical power.
Buildings Involved #: 1,  Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Entrance way, lobby,  Item First Ignited: Upholstered sofa, chair, vehicle seats
Cause of Ignition: Intentional
Structure Type: Enclosed building,  Status: Vacant and unsecured,  Stories: 1 Above,  Square Feet: 600
Location: Vermont Avenue, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 280,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: V
Incident Type: Building fire
Alarm Time: 05/30/2006 23:23,  Arrival Time: 05/30/2006 23:29,  Controlled Time: 05/30/2006 23:56,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 05/31/2006 02:17
Property Value: $500,  Property Loss: $500
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 2
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Acres Burned #: < 1
On Site Materials:
  • Lumber, sawn wood
  • Plastics
Area of Origin: Entrance way, lobby,  Heat Source: Radiated heat from another fire,  Item First Ignited: Exterior wall covering or finish, (Exposure fire)
Structure Type: Enclosed building,  Status: In normal use,  Stories: 1 Above,  Square Feet: 1200
Location: Unspecified, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 281,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: V
Incident Type: Grass fire. Includes fire confined to area characterized by grass ground cover, with little or no involvement of other ground fuels.
Alarm Time: 05/31/2006 00:59,  Arrival Time: 05/31/2006 00:59,  Controlled Time: 05/31/2006 01:01,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 05/31/2006 01:04
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Area Type: Rural, including farms >50 acres
Total Acres Burned: 0.1
Location: Unspecified, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 285,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: P
Incident Type: Passenger vehicle fire. Includes any motorized passenger vehicle, other than a motor home (e.g., pickup trucks, sport utility vehicles, buses).
Alarm Time: 06/02/2006 15:38,  Arrival Time: 06/02/2006 15:44,  Controlled Time: 06/02/2006 15:56,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 06/02/2006 16:16
Property Value: $1200,  Property Loss: $1200
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Mobile Property Involved: Involved in ignition and burned,  Make: Lincoln,  Model: Town Car,  Year: 1993,  License Plate: Y22KXK TX,  VIN No: 1lnlm82w3py770010
Location: Unspecified, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 290,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: V
Incident Type: Outside rubbish, trash, or waste fire. Excludes outside rubbish fires in a container or receptacle.
Alarm Time: 06/03/2006 13:11,  Arrival Time: 06/03/2006 13:21,  Controlled Time: 06/03/2006 13:26,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 06/03/2006 13:28
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Information, investigation, and enforcement, other.
Location: Virginia Avenue, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 294,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: V
Incident Type: Gas leak (natural gas or LPG). Excludes gas odors with no source found.
Alarm Time: 06/03/2006 21:18,  Arrival Time: 06/03/2006 21:39,  Controlled Time: 06/03/2006 21:41,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 06/03/2006 21:43
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 2
Action taken: Remove hazard. Includes neutralizing a hazardous condition.
Location: Unspecified, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 296,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: V
Incident Type: Building fire
Alarm Time: 06/04/2006 02:07,  Arrival Time: 06/04/2006 02:13,  Controlled Time: 06/04/2006 03:45,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 06/04/2006 05:09
Property Value: $7000,  Property Loss: $7000
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 2
Actions taken:
  • Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
  • Provide light or electrical power.
  • Provide air supply.
Buildings Involved #: 1,  Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Bedroom - < 5 persons
Cause of Ignition: Unintentional
Structure Type: Enclosed building,  Status: Vacant and unsecured,  Stories: 1 Above,  Square Feet: 2400,  Stories with Damage: 1 Minor
Location: Unspecified, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 297,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: V
Incident Type: Building fire
Alarm Time: 06/04/2006 09:38,  Arrival Time: 06/04/2006 10:00,  Controlled Time: 06/04/2006 11:26,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 06/04/2006 11:39
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 2,  Detector Alerted Occupants: Yes
Actions taken:
  • Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
  • Salvage and overhaul.
  • Actions taken, other.
Buildings Involved #: 1,  Acres Burned #: < 1
Cause of Ignition: Act of nature
Structure Type: Open structure
Location: Dawson Road, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 300,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: V
Incident Type: Building fire
Alarm Time: 06/06/2006 23:15,  Arrival Time: 06/06/2006 23:25,  Controlled Time: 06/06/2006 23:33,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 06/07/2006 01:01
Property Value: $2000,  Property Loss: $500
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Actions taken:
  • Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
  • Ventilate. Includes nonhazardous odor removal and removal of smoke from nonhazardous materials-related fires.
  • Forcible entry, performed by fire service. Includes support to law enforcement.
Buildings Involved #: 1,  Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Bathroom, checkroom, lavatory, locker room
Cause of Ignition: Intentional
Structure Type: Enclosed building,  Status: Vacant and secured,  Stories: 1 Above,  Square Feet: 500
Detector Presence: Detectors Present,  Type: Smoke,  Operation: Failed to Operate
Location: Unspecified, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 301,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: P
Incident Type: Outside rubbish, trash, or waste fire. Excludes outside rubbish fires in a container or receptacle.
Alarm Time: 06/07/2006 16:00,  Arrival Time: 06/07/2006 16:03,  Controlled Time: 06/07/2006 16:40,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 06/07/2006 16:46
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Location: Unspecified, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 305,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: P
Incident Type: Building fire
Alarm Time: 06/09/2006 10:16,  Arrival Time: 06/09/2006 10:25,  Controlled Time: 06/09/2006 10:57,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 06/09/2006 12:17
Property Value: $20000,  Property Loss: $10000,  Contents Value: $10000,  Contents Loss: $5000
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Buildings Involved #: 1,  Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Personal service area, barber/beauty salon area
Structure Type: Enclosed building,  Status: In normal use,  Stories: 1 Above,  Square Feet: 1000
Location: Unspecified, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 309,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: V
Incident Type: Brush or brush-and-grass mixture fire. Includes ground fuels lying on or immediately above the ground such as duff, roots, dead leaves, fine dead wood, and downed logs.
Alarm Time: 06/09/2006 20:36,  Arrival Time: 06/09/2006 20:54,  Controlled Time: 06/09/2006 21:00,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 06/09/2006 21:07
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Area Type: Rural/urban or suburban,  Wildland Fire Cause: Incendiary
Total Acres Burned: 1
Location: Palm Heights, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 310,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: V
Incident Type: Gas leak (natural gas or LPG). Excludes gas odors with no source found.
Alarm Time: 06/09/2006 21:11,  Arrival Time: 06/09/2006 21:17,  Controlled Time: 06/09/2006 21:20,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 06/09/2006 21:24
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Actions taken:
  • Remove hazard. Includes neutralizing a hazardous condition.
  • Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Location: Unspecified, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 311,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: V
Incident Type: Building fire
Alarm Time: 06/10/2006 10:21,  Arrival Time: 06/10/2006 10:42,  Controlled Time: 06/10/2006 11:58,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 06/10/2006 12:25
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 2
Actions taken:
  • Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
  • Provide manpower. Includes providing manpower to assist rescue/ambulance units lift patients or providing manpower to assist police.
  • Provide water. Includes tanker shuttle operations and pumping in a relay or from a water source. Excludes normal fire suppression operations.
Location: Unspecified, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 312,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: V
Incident Type: Outside rubbish fire, other.
Alarm Time: 06/10/2006 20:11,  Arrival Time: 06/10/2006 20:26,  Controlled Time: 06/10/2006 20:34,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 06/10/2006 20:34
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Information, investigation, and enforcement, other.
Location: Beech Street, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 313,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: V
Incident Type: Outside rubbish, trash, or waste fire. Excludes outside rubbish fires in a container or receptacle.
Alarm Time: 06/10/2006 23:25,  Arrival Time: 06/10/2006 23:38,  Controlled Time: 06/10/2006 23:44,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 06/10/2006 23:50
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Location: Vermont Avenue, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 315,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: V
Incident Type: Gas leak (natural gas or LPG). Excludes gas odors with no source found.
Alarm Time: 06/14/2006 00:25,  Arrival Time: 06/14/2006 00:35,  Controlled Time: 06/14/2006 00:51,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 06/14/2006 00:51
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Actions taken:
  • Control traffic. Includes setting up barricades and directing traffic.
  • Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
  • Notify other agencies. Includes notifications of utility companies, property owners, and the like.
Location: Unspecified, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 316,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: P
Incident Type: Brush or brush-and-grass mixture fire. Includes ground fuels lying on or immediately above the ground such as duff, roots, dead leaves, fine dead wood, and downed logs.
Alarm Time: 06/14/2006 11:14,  Arrival Time: 06/14/2006 11:20,  Controlled Time: 06/14/2006 11:44,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 06/14/2006 11:47
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Area Type: Rural/urban or suburban,  Wildland Fire Cause: Misuse of fire
Total Acres Burned: 0.1
Location: Texas Avenue, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 322,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: V
Incident Type: Mobile property (vehicle) fire, other.
Alarm Time: 06/16/2006 20:17,  Arrival Time: 06/16/2006 20:27,  Controlled Time: 06/16/2006 20:30,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 06/16/2006 20:40
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Engine area, running gear, wheel area,  Heat Source: Heat from powered equipment, other
Cause of Ignition: Failure of equipment or heat source (Mechanical failure, malfunction, other)
Mobile Property Involved: Involved in ignition, but did not itself burn,  Type: Passenger car.,  Make: Dodge,  Model: voyager,  Year: 1997,  License Plate: 908-M6X TX,  VIN No: 2p4fp2531jr126252
Location: Unspecified, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 325,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: P
Incident Type: Outside rubbish, trash, or waste fire. Excludes outside rubbish fires in a container or receptacle.
Alarm Time: 06/19/2006 12:15,  Arrival Time: 06/19/2006 12:30,  Controlled Time: 06/19/2006 12:32,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 06/19/2006 12:37
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Actions taken:
  • Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
  • Incident command. Includes providing support to incident command activities.
  • Information, investigation, and enforcement, other.
Location: Unspecified, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 334,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: V
Incident Type: Grass fire. Includes fire confined to area characterized by grass ground cover, with little or no involvement of other ground fuels.
Alarm Time: 06/24/2006 13:37,  Arrival Time: 06/24/2006 13:45,  Controlled Time: 06/24/2006 13:48,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 06/24/2006 13:58
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Area Type: Urban -wildland interface area
Total Acres Burned: 1
Location: 10th Street, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 335,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: V
Incident Type: Gas leak (natural gas or LPG). Excludes gas odors with no source found.
Alarm Time: 06/24/2006 15:07,  Arrival Time: 06/24/2006 15:17,  Controlled Time: 06/24/2006 15:20,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 06/24/2006 15:25
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Remove hazard. Includes neutralizing a hazardous condition.
Location: Unspecified, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 337,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: V
Incident Type: Unauthorized burning. Includes fires that are under control and not endangering property.
Alarm Time: 06/25/2006 15:21,  Arrival Time: 06/25/2006 15:31,  Controlled Time: 06/25/2006 15:35,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 06/25/2006 15:41
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Actions taken:
  • Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
  • Standby.
Location: Unspecified, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 342,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: P
Incident Type: Outside rubbish, trash, or waste fire. Excludes outside rubbish fires in a container or receptacle.
Alarm Time: 06/27/2006 09:00,  Arrival Time: 06/27/2006 09:00,  Controlled Time: 06/27/2006 09:09,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 06/27/2006 09:13
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Location: Unspecified, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 343,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: P
Incident Type: Outside rubbish, trash, or waste fire. Excludes outside rubbish fires in a container or receptacle.
Alarm Time: 06/27/2006 10:39,  Arrival Time: 06/27/2006 10:39,  Controlled Time: 06/27/2006 10:47,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 06/27/2006 10:51
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Location: Unspecified, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 344,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: P
Incident Type: Fire
Alarm Time: 06/27/2006 14:06,  Arrival Time: 06/27/2006 14:14,  Controlled Time: 06/27/2006 14:18,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 06/27/2006 14:30
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Location: Garcia Avenue, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 349,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: P
Incident Type: Special outside fire, other.
Alarm Time: 06/28/2006 11:57,  Arrival Time: 06/28/2006 12:01,  Controlled Time: 06/28/2006 12:03,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 06/28/2006 12:06
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Outside area, other,  Heat Source: Match,  Item First Ignited: Flammable liquid/gas in container or pipe
Cause of Ignition: Intentional
Location: Ohio Avenue, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 352,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: V
Incident Type: Building fire
Alarm Time: 07/02/2006 18:29,  Arrival Time: 07/02/2006 18:35,  Controlled Time: 07/02/2006 19:04,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 07/02/2006 21:29
Property Value: $2000,  Property Loss: $2000
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Actions taken:
  • Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
  • Incident command. Includes providing support to incident command activities.
  • Ventilate. Includes nonhazardous odor removal and removal of smoke from nonhazardous materials-related fires.
Buildings Involved #: 1,  Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Cooking area, kitchen
Cause of Ignition: Unintentional
Structure Type: Enclosed building,  Status: In normal use,  Stories: 1 Above,  Square Feet: 1800
Detector Presence: Detectors Present,  Power: Battery Only
Location: Unspecified, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 354,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: V
Incident Type: Gas leak (natural gas or LPG). Excludes gas odors with no source found.
Alarm Time: 07/03/2006 17:39,  Arrival Time: 07/03/2006 18:03,  Controlled Time: 07/03/2006 18:19,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 07/03/2006 18:23
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Remove hazardous materials.
Location: Unspecified, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 357,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: P
Incident Type: Unauthorized burning. Includes fires that are under control and not endangering property.
Alarm Time: 07/05/2006 12:07,  Arrival Time: 07/05/2006 12:17,  Controlled Time: 07/05/2006 12:21,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 07/05/2006 12:26
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Location: Unspecified, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 360,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: P
Incident Type: Gas leak (natural gas or LPG). Excludes gas odors with no source found.
Alarm Time: 07/06/2006 15:27,  Arrival Time: 07/06/2006 15:36,  Controlled Time: 07/06/2006 16:03,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 07/06/2006 16:21
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Remove hazardous materials.
Location: Unspecified, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 361,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: P
Incident Type: Unauthorized burning. Includes fires that are under control and not endangering property.
Alarm Time: 07/06/2006 15:40,  Arrival Time: 07/06/2006 15:43,  Controlled Time: 07/06/2006 15:55,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 07/06/2006 15:55
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Location: Indiana Avenue, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 364,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: V
Incident Type: Building fire
Alarm Time: 07/08/2006 23:18,  Arrival Time: 07/08/2006 23:26,  Controlled Time: 07/08/2006 23:39,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 07/09/2006 00:09
Property Value: $15000,  Property Loss: $1000
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Actions taken:
  • Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
  • Ventilate. Includes nonhazardous odor removal and removal of smoke from nonhazardous materials-related fires.
  • Salvage and overhaul.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Cooking area, kitchen,  Heat Source: Heat from other open flame or smoking materials,  Item First Ignited: Cooking materials, including edible materials
Cause of Ignition: Unintentional (Asleep)
Structure Type: Enclosed building,  Status: In normal use,  Stories: 1 Above,  Square Feet: 1000
Location: Ohio Avenue, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 365,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: V
Incident Type: Dumpster or other outside trash receptacle fire. Includes waste material from manufacturing or other production processes.
Alarm Time: 07/09/2006 10:22,  Arrival Time: 07/09/2006 10:24,  Controlled Time: 07/09/2006 10:35,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 07/09/2006 10:36
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Acres Burned #: < 1,  On Site Materials: Trash, not recyclable
Area of Origin: Outside area, other
Location: Anacuitas Street, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 372,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: P
Incident Type: Power line down. Excludes people trapped by downed power lines.
Alarm Time: 07/13/2006 16:05,  Arrival Time: 07/13/2006 16:10,  Controlled Time: 07/13/2006 16:42,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 07/13/2006 16:45
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Standby.
Location: Vermont Avenue, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 377,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: P
Incident Type: Oil or other combustible liquid spill (flash point at or above 100 degrees F at standard temperature and pressure (Class II or III)).
Alarm Time: 07/14/2006 14:06,  Arrival Time: 07/14/2006 14:14,  Controlled Time: 07/14/2006 14:19,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 07/14/2006 14:21
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Remove hazard. Includes neutralizing a hazardous condition.
Location: Sabal Palm Drive, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 379,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: V
Incident Type: Fire
Alarm Time: 07/15/2006 15:04,  Arrival Time: 07/15/2006 15:18,  Controlled Time: 07/15/2006 15:20,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 07/15/2006 15:20
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Location: Melton Park Drive, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 383,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: V
Incident Type: Gas leak (natural gas or LPG). Excludes gas odors with no source found.
Alarm Time: 07/18/2006 01:49,  Arrival Time: 07/18/2006 02:12,  Controlled Time: 07/18/2006 02:17,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 07/18/2006 02:17
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1,  Hazardous Material Released: Natural gas, slow leak, no evacuation or HazMat actions taken.
Action taken: Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Location: Washington Avenue, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 390,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: V
Incident Type: Unauthorized burning. Includes fires that are under control and not endangering property.
Alarm Time: 07/22/2006 17:28,  Arrival Time: 07/22/2006 17:44,  Controlled Time: 07/22/2006 17:54,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 07/22/2006 17:54
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Location: Unspecified, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 394,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: V
Incident Type: Outside rubbish, trash, or waste fire. Excludes outside rubbish fires in a container or receptacle.
Alarm Time: 07/24/2006 20:10,  Arrival Time: 07/24/2006 20:23,  Controlled Time: 07/24/2006 20:24,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 07/24/2006 20:28
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Location: Unspecified, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 395,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: P
Incident Type: Fire in a motor home, camper, or recreational vehicle when used as a structure. Includes motor homes when not in transit and used as a structure for residential purposes.
Alarm Time: 07/26/2006 13:58,  Arrival Time: 07/26/2006 14:05,  Controlled Time: 07/26/2006 14:14,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 07/26/2006 14:32
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Engine area, running gear, wheel area
Structure Type: Enclosed building,  Status: Vacant and unsecured,  Stories: 1 Above,  Square Feet: 500
Location: Acapulco Street, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 397,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: V
Incident Type: Overheated motor or wiring.
Alarm Time: 07/27/2006 18:38,  Arrival Time: 07/27/2006 18:50,  Controlled Time: 07/27/2006 18:56,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 07/27/2006 19:03
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Actions taken:
  • Incident command. Includes providing support to incident command activities.
  • Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Location: Anacuitas Street, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 398,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: V
Incident Type: Gas leak (natural gas or LPG). Excludes gas odors with no source found.
Alarm Time: 07/28/2006 01:10,  Arrival Time: 07/28/2006 01:31,  Controlled Time: 07/28/2006 01:53,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 07/28/2006 01:54
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Actions taken:
  • Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
  • Standby.
Location: Unspecified, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 399,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: V
Incident Type: Unauthorized burning. Includes fires that are under control and not endangering property.
Alarm Time: 07/28/2006 18:00,  Arrival Time: 07/28/2006 18:12,  Controlled Time: 07/28/2006 18:36,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 07/28/2006 18:36
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Location: Unspecified, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 402,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: V
Incident Type: Power line down. Excludes people trapped by downed power lines.
Alarm Time: 07/29/2006 18:29,  Arrival Time: 07/29/2006 18:35,  Controlled Time: 07/29/2006 18:45,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 07/29/2006 18:53
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Actions taken:
  • Establish safe area. Includes isolating the area affected by denying entry to unprotected persons and establishing hazard control zones (hot, warm, cold).
  • Control traffic. Includes setting up barricades and directing traffic.
Location: Anacuitas Street Apt. #72 , Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 405,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: P
Incident Type: Fire in structure, other than in a building.
Alarm Time: 07/31/2006 11:34,  Arrival Time: 07/31/2006 11:38,  Controlled Time: 07/31/2006 12:02,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 07/31/2006 12:12
Property Value: $1000,  Property Loss: $300
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Courtyard, patio, porch, terrace,  Item First Ignited: Exterior wall covering or finish
Location: Washington Avenue 3 , Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 407,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: P
Incident Type: Gas leak (natural gas or LPG). Excludes gas odors with no source found.
Alarm Time: 08/01/2006 13:41,  Arrival Time: 08/01/2006 13:45,  Controlled Time: 08/01/2006 14:09,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 08/01/2006 14:09
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Actions taken:
  • Notify other agencies. Includes notifications of utility companies, property owners, and the like.
  • Remove hazardous materials.
Location: Unspecified, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 412,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: V
Incident Type: Mobile property (vehicle) fire, other.
Alarm Time: 08/02/2006 21:29,  Arrival Time: 08/02/2006 21:35,  Controlled Time: 08/02/2006 21:49,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 08/02/2006 22:14
Property Value: $18000,  Property Loss: $18000
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Cause of Ignition: Intentional
Mobile Property Involved: Involved in ignition and burned,  Type: Passenger car.,  Make: Chevrolet,  Model: Trailbralzer,  Year: 2005,  License Plate: 82P-WY1 TX,  VIN No: 1GNDS135952115780
Location: Virginia Avenue, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 414,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: V
Incident Type: Gas leak (natural gas or LPG). Excludes gas odors with no source found.
Alarm Time: 08/03/2006 19:34,  Arrival Time: 08/03/2006 19:45,  Controlled Time: 08/03/2006 20:13,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 08/03/2006 20:17
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Actions taken:
  • Remove hazardous materials.
  • Establish safe area. Includes isolating the area affected by denying entry to unprotected persons and establishing hazard control zones (hot, warm, cold).
  • Notify other agencies. Includes notifications of utility companies, property owners, and the like.
Location: Texas Avenue, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 418,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: V
Incident Type: Gas leak (natural gas or LPG). Excludes gas odors with no source found.
Alarm Time: 08/06/2006 16:46,  Arrival Time: 08/06/2006 16:56,  Controlled Time: 08/06/2006 17:05,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 08/06/2006 17:09
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Location: La Herencia Drive, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 420,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: P
Incident Type: Fire in structure, other than in a building.
Alarm Time: 08/08/2006 15:10,  Arrival Time: 08/08/2006 15:17,  Controlled Time: 08/08/2006 15:22,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 08/08/2006 15:49
Property Value: $1000,  Property Loss: $1000,  Contents Value: $20,  Contents Loss: $20
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 2
Actions taken:
  • Ventilate. Includes nonhazardous odor removal and removal of smoke from nonhazardous materials-related fires.
  • Fire control or extinguishment, other.
Acres Burned #: < 1,  On Site Materials: Fabrics, other
Structure Type: Enclosed building,  Status: In normal use,  Stories: 1 Above,  Square Feet: 375
Location: Georgia Avenue, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 424,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: P
Incident Type: Gas leak (natural gas or LPG). Excludes gas odors with no source found.
Alarm Time: 08/09/2006 15:39,  Arrival Time: 08/09/2006 15:43,  Controlled Time: 08/09/2006 15:51,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 08/09/2006 15:56
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Location: Vermont Avenue, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 430,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: P
Incident Type: Arcing, shorted electrical equipment.
Alarm Time: 08/10/2006 12:31,  Arrival Time: 08/10/2006 12:36,  Controlled Time: 08/10/2006 13:17,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 08/10/2006 13:17
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Actions taken:
  • Incident command. Includes providing support to incident command activities.
  • Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Location: Ohio Avenue, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 431,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: P
Incident Type: Oil or other combustible liquid spill (flash point at or above 100 degrees F at standard temperature and pressure (Class II or III)).
Alarm Time: 08/11/2006 10:35,  Arrival Time: 08/11/2006 10:38,  Controlled Time: 08/11/2006 10:50,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 08/11/2006 11:03
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Actions taken:
  • Establish safe area. Includes isolating the area affected by denying entry to unprotected persons and establishing hazard control zones (hot, warm, cold).
  • Remove hazard. Includes neutralizing a hazardous condition.
Location: Unspecified, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 433,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: V
Incident Type: Grass fire. Includes fire confined to area characterized by grass ground cover, with little or no involvement of other ground fuels.
Alarm Time: 08/11/2006 17:17,  Arrival Time: 08/11/2006 17:28,  Controlled Time: 08/11/2006 17:55,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 08/11/2006 18:16
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Area Type: Rural/urban or suburban,  Wildland Fire Cause: Incendiary
Total Acres Burned: 2
Location: Unspecified, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 434,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: V
Incident Type: Fire
Alarm Time: 08/11/2006 20:53,  Arrival Time: 08/11/2006 21:12,  Controlled Time: 08/11/2006 21:22,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 08/11/2006 21:22
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Location: Unspecified, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 435,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: V
Incident Type: Mobile property (vehicle) fire, other.
Alarm Time: 08/13/2006 14:18,  Arrival Time: 08/13/2006 14:36,  Controlled Time: 08/13/2006 14:40,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 08/13/2006 14:55
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Mobile Property Involved: Not involved in ignition, but burned
Location: Unspecified, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 436,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: V
Incident Type: Grass fire. Includes fire confined to area characterized by grass ground cover, with little or no involvement of other ground fuels.
Alarm Time: 08/13/2006 15:08,  Arrival Time: 08/13/2006 15:16,  Controlled Time: 08/13/2006 15:52,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 08/13/2006 16:34
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 2
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Area Type: Rural/urban or suburban,  Buildings Threatened: 3
Total Acres Burned: 2
Location: Unspecified, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 441,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: V
Incident Type: Brush or brush-and-grass mixture fire. Includes ground fuels lying on or immediately above the ground such as duff, roots, dead leaves, fine dead wood, and downed logs.
Alarm Time: 08/15/2006 20:41,  Arrival Time: 08/15/2006 20:53,  Controlled Time: 08/15/2006 20:57,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 08/15/2006 21:01
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Area Type: Rural/urban or suburban
Total Acres Burned: 0.1
Location: Ohio Avenue, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 443,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: P
Incident Type: Outside rubbish, trash, or waste fire. Excludes outside rubbish fires in a container or receptacle.
Alarm Time: 08/16/2006 13:55,  Arrival Time: 08/16/2006 14:00,  Controlled Time: 08/16/2006 14:05,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 08/16/2006 14:11
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Fire control or extinguishment, other.
Location: Unspecified, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 448,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: V
Incident Type: Grass fire. Includes fire confined to area characterized by grass ground cover, with little or no involvement of other ground fuels.
Alarm Time: 08/17/2006 20:11,  Arrival Time: 08/17/2006 20:21,  Controlled Time: 08/17/2006 20:29,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 08/17/2006 20:32
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Actions taken:
  • Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
  • Incident command. Includes providing support to incident command activities.
Area Type: Rural/urban or suburban
Total Acres Burned: 0.1
Location: Unspecified, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 449,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: V
Incident Type: Brush or brush-and-grass mixture fire. Includes ground fuels lying on or immediately above the ground such as duff, roots, dead leaves, fine dead wood, and downed logs.
Alarm Time: 08/18/2006 21:04,  Arrival Time: 08/18/2006 21:14,  Controlled Time: 08/18/2006 21:20,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 08/18/2006 21:27
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Area Type: Rural, including farms >50 acres,  Wildland Fire Cause: Open/outdoor fire,  Heat Source: Hot or smoldering object, other
Total Acres Burned: 0.1
Location: Unspecified, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 450,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: V
Incident Type: Brush or brush-and-grass mixture fire. Includes ground fuels lying on or immediately above the ground such as duff, roots, dead leaves, fine dead wood, and downed logs.
Alarm Time: 08/18/2006 21:15,  Arrival Time: 08/18/2006 21:16,  Controlled Time: 08/18/2006 21:22,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 08/18/2006 21:27
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Area Type: Rural, including farms >50 acres
Total Acres Burned: 0.1
Location: Unspecified, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 451,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: V
Incident Type: Brush or brush-and-grass mixture fire. Includes ground fuels lying on or immediately above the ground such as duff, roots, dead leaves, fine dead wood, and downed logs.
Alarm Time: 08/18/2006 22:37,  Arrival Time: 08/18/2006 22:49,  Controlled Time: 08/18/2006 23:00,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 08/18/2006 23:00
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Area Type: Rural, including farms >50 acres,  Wildland Fire Cause: Open/outdoor fire,  Heat Source: Hot or smoldering object, other
Total Acres Burned: 0.1
Location: Anacuitas Street 161 , Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 452,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: V
Incident Type: Building fire
Alarm Time: 08/19/2006 02:33,  Arrival Time: 08/19/2006 02:49,  Controlled Time: 08/19/2006 03:35,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 08/19/2006 04:09
Property Value: $40000,  Property Loss: $5000,  Contents Value: $1000,  Contents Loss: $1000
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 2,  Detector Alerted Occupants: Yes
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Buildings Involved #: 1,  Acres Burned #: < 1
On Site Materials:
  • Beds, mattresses
  • Clothes
  • Appliances, electronics, other
Area of Origin: Bedroom - < 5 persons
Structure Type: Enclosed building,  Status: In normal use,  Stories: 1 Above,  Square Feet: 144,  Stories with Damage: 1 Minor
Detector Presence: Detectors Present,  Type: Smoke,  Power: Battery Only,  Operation: Operated,  Effectiveness: Alerted Occupants
Location: 10th Street, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 455,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: V
Incident Type: Dumpster or other outside trash receptacle fire. Includes waste material from manufacturing or other production processes.
Alarm Time: 08/20/2006 12:52,  Arrival Time: 08/20/2006 12:55,  Controlled Time: 08/20/2006 12:57,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 08/20/2006 13:00
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Location: Unspecified, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 459,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: V
Incident Type: Outside rubbish, trash, or waste fire. Excludes outside rubbish fires in a container or receptacle.
Alarm Time: 08/21/2006 21:10,  Arrival Time: 08/21/2006 21:27,  Controlled Time: 08/21/2006 21:33,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 08/21/2006 21:42
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Outside area, other
Cause of Ignition: Intentional
Location: Unspecified, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 461,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: P
Incident Type: Grass fire. Includes fire confined to area characterized by grass ground cover, with little or no involvement of other ground fuels.
Alarm Time: 08/22/2006 16:02,  Arrival Time: 08/22/2006 16:10,  Controlled Time: 08/22/2006 16:26,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 08/22/2006 16:26
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Area Type: Urban, heavily populated areas
Total Acres Burned: 0.1
Location: Unspecified, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 467,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: V
Incident Type: Grass fire. Includes fire confined to area characterized by grass ground cover, with little or no involvement of other ground fuels.
Alarm Time: 08/26/2006 14:48,  Arrival Time: 08/26/2006 15:00,  Controlled Time: 08/26/2006 15:21,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 08/26/2006 15:56
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 2
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Area Type: Rural/urban or suburban
Total Acres Burned: 3
Location: Unspecified, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 468,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: V
Incident Type: Fire
Alarm Time: 08/26/2006 16:44,  Arrival Time: 08/26/2006 16:57,  Controlled Time: 08/26/2006 17:00,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 08/26/2006 17:02
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Outside area, other
Cause of Ignition: Act of nature
Location: Unspecified, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 469,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: V
Incident Type: Grass fire. Includes fire confined to area characterized by grass ground cover, with little or no involvement of other ground fuels.
Alarm Time: 08/26/2006 16:57,  Arrival Time: 08/26/2006 17:06,  Controlled Time: 08/26/2006 17:13,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 08/26/2006 17:23
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Area Type: Urban, heavily populated areas
Total Acres Burned: 0.1
Location: Unspecified, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 471,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: V
Incident Type: Brush or brush-and-grass mixture fire. Includes ground fuels lying on or immediately above the ground such as duff, roots, dead leaves, fine dead wood, and downed logs.
Alarm Time: 08/27/2006 16:48,  Arrival Time: 08/27/2006 16:56,  Controlled Time: 08/27/2006 17:05,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 08/27/2006 17:41
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Area Type: Rural/urban or suburban
Total Acres Burned: 2
Location: Indiana Avenue, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 472,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: P
Incident Type: Gas leak (natural gas or LPG). Excludes gas odors with no source found.
Alarm Time: 08/28/2006 11:10,  Arrival Time: 08/28/2006 11:15,  Controlled Time: 08/28/2006 11:22,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 08/28/2006 11:32
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Location: Unspecified, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 473,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: P
Incident Type: Grass fire. Includes fire confined to area characterized by grass ground cover, with little or no involvement of other ground fuels.
Alarm Time: 08/28/2006 16:38,  Arrival Time: 08/28/2006 16:43,  Controlled Time: 08/28/2006 18:09,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 08/28/2006 19:20
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 2
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Area Type: Rural/urban or suburban,  Wildland Fire Cause: Incendiary
Total Acres Burned: 2
Location: Unspecified, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 477,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: P
Incident Type: Grass fire. Includes fire confined to area characterized by grass ground cover, with little or no involvement of other ground fuels.
Alarm Time: 09/01/2006 11:56,  Arrival Time: 09/01/2006 12:07,  Controlled Time: 09/01/2006 12:13,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 09/01/2006 12:17
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Area Type: Rural, including farms >50 acres,  Heat Source: Arcing
Total Acres Burned: 0.5
Location: Unspecified, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 478,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: V
Incident Type: Grass fire. Includes fire confined to area characterized by grass ground cover, with little or no involvement of other ground fuels.
Alarm Time: 09/02/2006 01:11,  Arrival Time: 09/02/2006 01:20,  Controlled Time: 09/02/2006 01:23,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 09/02/2006 01:34
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Area Type: Urban, heavily populated areas
Total Acres Burned: 0.1
Location: Unspecified, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 479,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: V
Incident Type: Outside rubbish, trash, or waste fire. Excludes outside rubbish fires in a container or receptacle.
Alarm Time: 09/02/2006 12:11,  Arrival Time: 09/02/2006 12:27,  Controlled Time: 09/02/2006 12:29,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 09/02/2006 12:31
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Location: Unspecified, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 480,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: V
Incident Type: Grass fire. Includes fire confined to area characterized by grass ground cover, with little or no involvement of other ground fuels.
Alarm Time: 09/02/2006 15:05,  Arrival Time: 09/02/2006 15:14,  Controlled Time: 09/02/2006 15:27,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 09/02/2006 15:43
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Area Type: Rural/urban or suburban
Total Acres Burned: 1
Location: Unspecified, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 482,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: V
Incident Type: Grass fire. Includes fire confined to area characterized by grass ground cover, with little or no involvement of other ground fuels.
Alarm Time: 09/04/2006 20:45,  Arrival Time: 09/04/2006 21:01,  Controlled Time: 09/04/2006 23:05,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 09/04/2006 23:18
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 2
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Area Type: Rural/urban or suburban
Total Acres Burned: 2
Location: Unspecified, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 483,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: V
Incident Type: Grass fire. Includes fire confined to area characterized by grass ground cover, with little or no involvement of other ground fuels.
Alarm Time: 09/05/2006 22:53,  Arrival Time: 09/05/2006 23:11,  Controlled Time: 09/05/2006 23:45,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 09/05/2006 23:57
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Area Type: Rural/urban or suburban
Total Acres Burned: 2
Location: Unspecified, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 484,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: P
Incident Type: Outside rubbish, trash, or waste fire. Excludes outside rubbish fires in a container or receptacle.
Alarm Time: 09/06/2006 14:07,  Arrival Time: 09/06/2006 14:32,  Controlled Time: 09/06/2006 15:50,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 09/06/2006 16:37
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Location: Unspecified, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 489,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: V
Incident Type: Outside rubbish, trash, or waste fire. Excludes outside rubbish fires in a container or receptacle.
Alarm Time: 09/07/2006 20:09,  Arrival Time: 09/07/2006 20:19,  Controlled Time: 09/07/2006 20:21,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 09/07/2006 20:30
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Actions taken:
  • Incident command. Includes providing support to incident command activities.
  • Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Location: Unspecified, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 490,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: P
Incident Type: Vehicle accident, general cleanup. Includes incidents where FD is dispatched after the accident to clear away debris. Excludes extrication from vehicle and flammable liquid spills.
Alarm Time: 09/08/2006 08:28,  Arrival Time: 09/08/2006 08:40,  Controlled Time: 09/08/2006 09:05,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 09/08/2006 09:32
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Actions taken:
  • Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
  • Incident command. Includes providing support to incident command activities.
  • Control traffic. Includes setting up barricades and directing traffic.
Location: Virginia Avenue, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 491,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: V
Incident Type: Building fire
Alarm Time: 09/09/2006 17:29,  Arrival Time: 09/09/2006 17:33,  Controlled Time: 09/09/2006 17:51,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 09/09/2006 19:05
Property Value: $15000,  Property Loss: $1500
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Actions taken:
  • Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
  • Ventilate. Includes nonhazardous odor removal and removal of smoke from nonhazardous materials-related fires.
Buildings Involved #: 1,  Acres Burned #: < 1
Area of Origin: Bedroom - < 5 persons
Cause of Ignition: Unintentional (Unspecified short-circuit arc)
Structure Type: Enclosed building,  Status: In normal use,  Stories: 1 Above,  Square Feet: 900
Location: Colorado Avenue, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 492,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: P
Incident Type: Gas leak (natural gas or LPG). Excludes gas odors with no source found.
Alarm Time: 09/09/2006 18:29,  Arrival Time: 09/09/2006 18:37,  Controlled Time: 09/09/2006 18:39,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 09/09/2006 18:41
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Location: 2nd Street, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 494,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: P
Incident Type: Dumpster or other outside trash receptacle fire. Includes waste material from manufacturing or other production processes.
Alarm Time: 09/12/2006 15:02,  Arrival Time: 09/12/2006 15:05,  Controlled Time: 09/12/2006 15:09,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 09/12/2006 15:12
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Location: Unspecified, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 495,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: P
Incident Type: Authorized controlled burning. Includes fires that are agricultural in nature and managed by the property owner. Excludes unauthorized controlled burning and prescribed fires.
Alarm Time: 09/12/2006 15:53,  Arrival Time: 09/12/2006 16:02,  Controlled Time: 09/12/2006 16:02,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 09/12/2006 16:02
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Location: Unspecified, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 496,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: V
Incident Type: Dumpster or other outside trash receptacle fire. Includes waste material from manufacturing or other production processes.
Alarm Time: 09/13/2006 21:48,  Arrival Time: 09/13/2006 22:03,  Controlled Time: 09/13/2006 22:36,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 09/13/2006 22:58
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Location: Unspecified, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 501,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: P
Incident Type: Vehicle accident, general cleanup. Includes incidents where FD is dispatched after the accident to clear away debris. Excludes extrication from vehicle and flammable liquid spills.
Alarm Time: 09/18/2006 15:59,  Arrival Time: 09/18/2006 16:00,  Controlled Time: 09/18/2006 16:32,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 09/18/2006 16:38
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Control traffic. Includes setting up barricades and directing traffic.
Location: Vermont Avenue, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 502,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: P
Incident Type: Arcing, shorted electrical equipment.
Alarm Time: 09/19/2006 12:01,  Arrival Time: 09/19/2006 12:04,  Controlled Time: 09/19/2006 12:10,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 09/19/2006 12:18
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
Location: Mile 1/2 East, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 503,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: V
Incident Type: Outside rubbish, trash, or waste fire. Excludes outside rubbish fires in a container or receptacle.
Alarm Time: 09/19/2006 19:11,  Arrival Time: 09/19/2006 19:25,  Controlled Time: 09/19/2006 19:37,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 09/19/2006 19:39
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Action taken: Extinguishment by fire service personnel.
Location: Heidrick Avenue, Mercedes, TX 78570
Fire Department: Mercedes FD, TX ,  ID: KN609,  Incident #: 507,  Station: 1,  Shift/Platoon: P
Incident Type: Gas leak (natural gas or LPG). Excludes gas odors with no source found.
Alarm Time: 09/20/2006 15:35,  Arrival Time: 09/20/2006 15:43,  Controlled Time: 09/20/2006 16:01,  Last Unit Cleared Time: 09/20/2006 16:56
Alarms transmitted for the incident: 1
Actions taken:
  • Investigate. Includes investigations done on arrival to determine the situation and postincident investigations; and collecting incident information for incident reporting purposes.
  • Standby.
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