Walnut Ridge Fire Department Archive

  • Two dead and as many as four injured in crash on 412 East

    Around 9:00 pm on Thursday, Lawrence County dispatch received a 911 call reporting a two vehicle head on accident with one vehicle engulfed in flames. The accident was reported on Highway 412 east about two miles. ¬†Walnut Ridge Police, Walnut Ridge Fire Department, and Medic […]

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  • Second round of strong storms within a week crosses Lawrence county

      A second round of storms came through Lawrence county shortly before 3 am Tuesday morning. Strong winds and hail were recorded by Lawrence county deputies in the Portia area and trees were blown down in the area of Williams Baptist College for a second […]

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  • Vehicle Overturns In Water Outside Walnut Ridge On Wednesday Evening

      At 5:55 pm on Wednesday evening the Lawrence County Dispatch received a frantic 911 call from a passenger of an overturned vehicle involved in an accident on Hwy 412 near the Hwy 67 intersection. The caller advised a handicapped male was still trapped inside […]

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  • Walnut Ridge Headstart Visited By Police And Fire On Halloween

    On Monday morning the students at the Walnut Ridge Headstart were paid a visit by local firemen and police officers. Students dressed in their Halloween costumes got to tour Fire Engines, Patrol Vehicles and a Humvee. Walnut Ridge Fire Department, Hoxie Fire Department, Black Rock […]

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  • Walnut Ridge Fire and Sedgwick Fire Respond To Suspicious Fire On Monday

    On Monday the Lawrence County Dispatch received a request from the Bono Fire Department for assistance on an unattended mobile home fire on Hwy 63 north of Bono. The Sedgwick Volunteer Fire Department was initially paged for assistance and firefighters were in route within minutes […]

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  • Walnut Ridge Fire Department Responds To Lighting Strike On Friday

    As storms moved through Lawrence County on Friday the Lawrence County Dispatch Center received a 911 call reporting a possible lighting strike at a residence on Hwy 231. Walnut Ridge Fire Department responded to the Prater residence at 537 Hwy 231 at 536 Hwy 231 […]

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