Please be careful if you are traveling in the Tri-State area. There are numerous trees, power lines and high water areas. If you do not have to be out please don't risk it. Have a great and safe date. ...
IFD responded to a structure fire yesterday on Susan Court. The apartment was well involved upon our arrival. Crews were able to contain the the fire to the original apartment and with the help of LCEMS and Patriot Ambulance were able to remove a Bed fast pt. From an adjoining apartment. Good work on everybody's part. Special shout out to City of Ironton water department. A water main broke in the area of the fire, city crews were right there to begin repairing the break.
Photo credit : Jessica StJames/ Ironton Tribune
As most of you are aware by now, Chesapeake Police Officer Aaron Christian was in a very bad vehicle crash last night while on duty.
Officer Christian is in the ICU Unit at the Cabell Huntington Hospital and needs our prayers. Please also pray for comfort for his family and loved ones.
I cannot go into a lot of detail about the crash but I do want to say how proud I am of my Deputies, other Law Enforcement officers, EMS, Fire Departments, and all those involved. Your quick actions and services saved this young mans life. Now we Pray that God will help him to a quick recovery.
Godspeed Officer Christian.
Sheriff Jeff Lawless