On October 23 at 7:34pm East Umatilla County RFPD, Athena Fire Department and Medic 400 were called to the scene of a motor vehicle accident on LaMar Gulch Road and Sherman Street just outside of Athena. One power pole and transformer were extensively damaged and Pacific Power arrived on scene. 3 people were in the vehicle and miraculously got out on their own. No one was transported to the hospital.
Today East Umatilla County Rural Fire Protection District personnel burned several slash piles in the city of Weston. This was debris from the July 12 fire that threatened State Street.
On October 9, at 6:47 pm, East Umatilla County RFPD was called to a motor vehicle accident at milepost 16 on Highway 204. A semi truck had rolled on its side. EUCRFPD and Medic 61 worked for an hour to successfully extricate the patient out of the cab of the semi truck. Lifeflight was called, but couldn't respond due to the fog and rain so the patient was transported to a local hospital by Medic 61.