Firefighter-Paramedic Richard L. Garner Jr. completed a 48 hour shift at 0700hrs on April 1, 2018, during which he responded to nineteen emergency calls. Later that day, between the times of 1200hrs and 1300hrs, Garner collapsed at a private residence in Mount Pleasant, Wisconsin. Firefighter-Paramedic Garner was treated at the scene by the local EMS and transported to the hospital where he passed away from a nature and cause of fatal injury still to be determined.

Incident Location: Mt Pleasant, WI (U.S. National Grid: 16T DN 27 31)

This warning is no longer in effect.

The following weather statement was issued by the National Weather Service office in Louisville.  We encourage all residents of our area to prepare now for this predicted weather. Possible power outages are possible with this storm so please be prepared with alternate plans to keep warm in the event you loose power.

Weather Alert
Winter Storm Warning issued January 11 at 3:03PM EST until January 13 at 1:00AM EST by NWS Louisville

…WINTER STORM TO AFFECT MUCH OF SOUTHERN INDIANA AND CENTRAL KENTUCKY FRIDAY and Friday night… .Rain will change to freezing rain from west to east on Friday, and then change to accumulating snow by late Friday afternoon. The combination of ice and snow accumulations will result in hazardous travel Friday and Friday night. …WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM EST /3 AM CST/ FRIDAY TO 1 AM EST /MIDNIGHT CST/ SATURDAY… * WHAT…Up to a quarter inch of ice by Friday afternoon. Tree damage and power outages possible. Two to four inches of snow Friday afternoon and evening, with locally higher amounts. Travel will become hazardous by early afternoon. * WHERE…Portions of southern Indiana and central Kentucky, mainly along and west of Interstate 65. * WHEN…4 AM Friday to 1 AM Saturday. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Be prepared for significant reductions in visibility at times. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS… A Winter Storm Warning means significant amounts of snow, sleet and ice are expected. This will make travel very hazardous or impossible. The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.