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Saturday, January 11, 2020

Public Safety Log for 01-11-2020


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Public safety Log for 01-11-2020


3:31am Medical Call Franklin EMS/Franklin VFD/MCSO


8:11am Medical Call Franklin EMS

9:19am Public Assist Franklin EMS

9:41am Medical Call Franklin EMS/Franklin VFD

10:18am Medical Call Franklin EMS

10:37am Hazardous Condition Clarks Chapel VFD

• A power line was reported down in a yard on Angel Cove Road. Scattered power outages are present throughout the county.

11:02am Public Assist Franklin EMS

11:51am Hazardous Condition Cullasja VFD

• Third-party call reference power lines pulled off a house on Shadow Lane, keeping the residents from being able to leave.


1:19pm Medical Call Franklin EMS/Franklin VFD

1:23pm The number of outages in Macon County is climbed to 11 locations with 231 DUkke Energy customers without service. There are currently no outages in areas served by Haywood EMC in Macon County.

The time of restoration varies from late this afternoon to as late as 7pm in some locations.

2:08pm Medical all Franklin EMS/Franklin VFD (patient behind a closed door, aa forced-entry will be required.

2:23pm update...the number of outage locations is still 11, but the number of customers without service has dropped to 93 and total restoration is now expected by 4pm. Still no outages reported in the areas of the county served by Haywood EMC.

4:40pm Medical Call Franklin EMS/Clarks Chapel VFD

4:40pm Public Assist Franklin EMS 

5:46pm Message Cowee VFD

5:53pm Medical Transfer Franklin EMS Highlands-Cashiers to Angel ICU (Emergency)

The STORMS ARRIVE

6:06pm Hazardous Condition Cullasaja-Gorge VFD


• tree down with powerlines between two house on Stiwinter Mountain Road

6:11pm Hazardous Condition West Macon VFD 

• Trees/Powerlines down near 88 West Old Murphy Road

6:14pm Hazardous Condition Franklin VFD

• tree down inside residence at 747 Roller Mill Road. Unknown injuries.

6:19pm Hazardous Condition West Macon VFD

• transformer on fire at 88 West Old Murphy Road

6:27pm Accident Otto VFD/FRanklin EMS

• Accident reported on Newmann Road near the church with powerlines on vehicle

6:30pm Hazardous Condition Burningtown-Iotla VFD

• tree down on powerlines, powerlines ripped from a residence at 74 Northrup Drive

6:32pm Hazardous Condition Franklin VFD

• 192 Pressley Road, tree inside residence, no injuries reported

6:33 wrong tones West Macon VFD

6:33pm Hazardous Condition Franklin VFD

• Crisp Country Lane, powerlines down and sparking

6:35pm Medical Call Franklin EMS/Cowee VFD

6:39pm there are now 353 active outages in the Carolinas with 14,451 customers out of power

6:42pm Hazardous Condition Franklin VFD

• Riverbend Road and Lakeshore Drive, tree down, powerlines down and on fire

6:44pm Hazardous Condition Franklin VFD

• Corbin Road near Jordan Drive, power pole broken and on fire

6:47pm Outage Report  

• 53 outage locations with 822 Duke Energy customers out of service in Macon County. 

6:52pm Here is a radar animation of the line of storms coming through the county.



6:53pm BUrningtown-Iotla Firefighters are reporting multiple trees down and powerlines down everywhere.

6:54pm Hazardous Condition Franklin VFD

• 157 Lloyd Tallent Road, tree on residence

6:57pm Otto firefighters report finding the tree and powerlines at Newman Road, but could not find a vehicle. EOC advises the person left the scene.

7:00pm Medical Call Franklin EMS/Franklin VFD (fall w/ possible injury)

7:03pm Haywood EMC is reporting 7 of their 2,332 customers in Macon County is out of service.

Here is a chart of their other outages in the region:

BUNCOMBE 15 out 0.61%
HAYWOOD 856 out 6.41%
JACKSON 190 out 8.92%
MACON 7 out 0.3%
MADISON 0 out 0%
OCONEE 0 out 0%
RABUN 0 out 0%

TRANSYLVANIA 5 out 0.07%

7:06pm Burningtown Command reports they are also responding to trees down on Bennett Road. (sp?)

7:07pm Another line of storms will be moving through the county starting in about 15 to 20 minutes. It will not be as severe as the first one. It will be mostly heavy rain.

7:08pm Outage Update Duke Energy reports 73 known outages in Macon County with 1,581 customers without service.

7:12pm Haywood EMC reports 8 of their Macon County customers are without service.

7:12pm Gunshot Wound Franklin EMS/Franklin VFD 

• Report of gunshot wound (GSW) at a residence on Pannell Lane. Personnel staged nearby while MCSO cleared the scene. (No victim would be found at the scene)

7:14pm MCSO has requested Frankllin Police patrol the area near the gunshot call

7:15pm Franklin VFD responding North Shore Drive. Tree and powerlines down and on fire.

7:17pm MCSO arrived at gunshot call on Pannell Lane

7:28 p.m. update on the panel Road gunshot call. Deputies have been unable to locate a victim so far.

7:33 p.m. Clarks Chapel firefighters report they have cleared trees and debris from the roadway on Middle Skeenah Road.

7:45pm outage update

• Duke Energy reports 82 outage locations in Macon County and 1.645 without service.

• Duke Energy reports 356 outage locations in the Carolinas and 11,237 without service.


• Haywood EMC reports 7 of their customers in Macon County are without service and 1,564 of their other customers in the region are without service at this time.

7:50pm Hazardous Condition Burningtown-Iotla VFD

• Power lines down in woods behind Olive Hill Gospel Church. Firefighters reported about 40 yeards of line was on fire and arcing. 

8:04pm Burningtown firefighters report the powerline near the Olive Hill Gospel Church is down and on about 40 yards length of line is arcing and on fire in the woods. They're going to leave a few members to watch it to make sure no one approaches it or a fire spreads.

8:12pm Medical Transfer Franklin EMS 

• Code Orange Transfer from Angel ER to Mission

8:16pm Hazardous Condition Franklin VFD

• 289 Belmont Drive, tree down on residence, no injuries

8:21pm outage update

• Duke Energy reports 87 outage locations in Macon County and 2,091 without service.

• Duke Energy reports 413 outage locations in the Carolinas and 21,212 without service.


• Haywood EMC reports 7 of their customers in Macon County are without service and 1,563 of their other customers in the region are without service at this time.

8:26pm the bands of heavy rain are almost out of the county.

9:27pm outage update (last one before I turn in for the night)

• Duke Energy reports 94 outage locations in Macon County and 2,032 without service.

• Duke Energy reports 586 outage locations in the Carolinas and 25,740 without service.


• Haywood EMC reports 7 of their customers in Macon County are without service and 1,440 of their other customers in the region are without service at this time.

11:29pm Medical Call Franklin EMS/Otto VFD (fall injury)



Published at 12:01am on Saturday, January 11,2020 and updated as needed.


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