Fully involved shed fire on Hummingbird Road

At 10:15am Addeiville Fire. Okawville Fire and Washington County ambulance were called to the 13000 block of Hummingbird Road in Okawville for a fully involved shed fire with livestock stuck in it. Scanner traffic reported “all cattle out” at around 10:24am. Scanner traffic reported all units secure at 11:31am. The structure was located on MeierContinue reading “Fully involved shed fire on Hummingbird Road”

Goforth commits to Illinois College

One of the Hornets’ record-breaking players will soon become a Blueboy. Jaxon Goforth announced his commitment last week to Illinois College. Goforth will be a wide receiver for the college’s football team. “I thought it was a good fit for me after I visited. At the end of this year, I knew that football wasContinue reading “Goforth commits to Illinois College”

Klein signs with KC

One of the leading runners for the Nashville Hornets will continue his career at the college level. Caleb Klein signed his letter of intent last week to run for the Kaskaskia College Blue Devil cross country team.  “It’s pretty exciting,” Klein said. “I have always known I wanted to continue running after high school. ToContinue reading “Klein signs with KC”

Mutual aid requested for house fire outside of Pinckneyville.

Emergency personnel were called to a fully involved house fire on Wood Duck Road in rural Pinckneyville on Friday morning. Agencies on the scene included first responders from Pinckneyville, Du Quoin and Nashville. An ARCH helicopter was also on scene. The Standard will update this post as more information becomes available.

“Brushfire in tree line”

Nashville and Addieville fire personnel and a Washington County Ambulance responded to a small brushfire off of Madison Road outside of Nashville at around noon on April 16, 2021. It was initially reported on the scanner that a neighbor’s residence was 50 yards from the blaze. No injuries were reported, and fire was put outContinue reading ““Brushfire in tree line””