Emergency Response and District News
CAFD Engine 2, Tower 1, Battalion 2, and Chief 1 responded to Jarden Home Brands at 15:07 Wednesday. Units arrived to find fire burning in a conveyor system above the boiler house. Units stretched 1 3/4" handlines from the building standpipe, laddered the conveyor system and extinguished the fire.
Production was not disrupted and no injuries were reported. The fire was contained to the conveyor system resulting in minimal damage.
The CAFD responded to a vehicle fire at 15:16 Tuesday afternoon. Upon arrival, E2 and Squad 1 found a school bus parked at the Cloquet Middle School with heavy fire involvement in the engine compartment.
All students were off the bus and the fire was rapidly extinguished without incident. No Injuries were reported. CAFD Crews were on the scene for 25 minutes.
CAFD Medic 11, Rescue 1, Squad 1 and Chief 1 responded to a one vehicle rollover with occupants reported trapped at 13:59 on Friday afternoon. Upon arrival units found two victims with one still trapped in the overturned vehicle and the other in the ditch next to the vehicle. The vehicle was stabilized by rescue crews and paramedics treated both patients.
Both patients were transported by CAFD paramedics to Essentia Hopsital in Duluth. MN Power was contacted to repair the damaged power pole and Cars Towing cleared the vehicle from the scene. The CAFD was assisted by the Cloquet and Fond du Lac Police Departments.