On the evening of Thursday, August 9, 2018 at approximately 7:28pm the Storm Lake Fire Department responded to 109 Birch Street in Lakeside, IA in reference to a transformer on fire.
Upon arrival of fire fighters they stood by and took no action until Mid-American Energy staff arrived on scene and made the appropriate repairs.
The fire department was on scene for approximately 45 minutes and was assisted at the scene by the Buena Vista County Sheriff’s Department and Mid-American Energy.
On the afternoon of Wednesday, August 8, 2018 at approximately 12:52pm the Storm Lake Fire Department responded to the Buena Vista Regional Medical Center in reference to an automated fire alarm.
Upon arrival of fire fighters it was determined that the alarm was accidently activated when it was being serviced by maintenance personnel.
There was no fire and no damage.
The fire department was on scene for approximately 10 minutes.