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  • Writer's pictureBill Raines

Bedford Firefighters busy fighting residential fire and seven other calls Monday

BEDFORD - MARCH 20, 2023 - Bedford firefighters responded to a residential fire early Monday morning in the 1300 block of Q Street.


The call reporting the blaze came in at 7:13 am with all three fire stations responded to fire. " Firefighters found the home fully involved with fire. A home to the south of the residence, suffered damage and a garage to the north also suffered damage. We worked to protect those exposures and keep them from catching fire," said Bedford Fire Chief John Hughes.


No one was injured in this morning's fire. However, A dog and two cats perished in the fire.


Video: Bedford Firefighters respond to residential fire early Monday morning


The fire remains under investigation at this time.


" We want to thank Starbucks for the coffee and McDonald's for providing the breakfast sandwiches," added Chief Hughes.


Bedford Fire Department responded to seven additional calls while fighting the fire.



The fire department was on the scene until almost 2:30 pm. An extra crew of three firefighters were called in to mann a reserve fire engine and respond to the additional medical and fire calls on Monday.



The other incidents Bedford Fire Department responded to were minor in nature.


Bedford Fire Department was assisted by Bedford Police Department, Bedford Street Department, IU Lifeline Ambulance Service, Duke Energy and Bedford Utilities contacted to disconnect water and electricity from the residence.


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