Fire and Crash Reports

The Mount Pleasant Fire Department was called out two times Sunday night for storm related incidents. The first call came in at about 7 pm from the 500 block of Corkhill near Lincoln School.  Tree limbs fell into power lines.  One engine and five firefighters were standing by until the Mount Pleasant Utilities could remove the limbs.

The second call at 8:30 pm involved a motor vehicle that hit a tree in the roadway at 170th Street and Hwy 218. One engine and one rescue unit were on the scene for about 40 minutes.  Injuries were reported. Henry County Ambulance was paged out along with the Iowa State Patrol and the Henry County Sheriff’s office.

Four other property damage accidents were reported from about 7 pm to about 9:30 pm during the severe thunderstorm.