The Lawrence County Dispatch received a 911 report of a structure fire a residence located at 153 Lawrence County Road 2645 at 9:13 am. Lawrence County Dispatch paged both Lynn and Black Rock Fire Departments to respond. AET Ambulance of Imboden was in the area and responded to the scene.
Lynn and Black Rock Volunteer Fire Departments were in route at 9:22 am to the fire which was described as a fully involved mobile home. AET Ambulance was in the Strawberry area and first to arrive on scene. AET was notified of a burn victim at the scene and a possible explosion before the fire. This information was relayed to the Lawrence County Dispatch, 911 calls received reported an explosion of some type as well.
At 9:37 am AET requested a scene flight for their burn victim. The Black Rock and Lynn Firefighters with assistance from two officers from Lake Charles State Park established a landing zone close to the scene to land the Air-Evac helicopter.
Investigators from the Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to the scene and arrived at 9:52 am. About the same time, AET Ambulance left the scene in route to the established landing zone with the burn victim to await the arrival of the medical helicopter. At 10:12 am Air-Evac landed on scene, the patient was loaded and transported to a Jonesboro hospital.
The residence was described as a total loss. For more information on AET Ambulance or the Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office, visit their sites at and .
The injured victims name has not been release at this time. The cause of the fire is still under investigation.