Some good information from the Hancock County 911 center./// UPDATE (8:38 pm) \\\ County Highway is reporting that roads are snow covered and slick in some areas. They have a full crew out tonight and into the morning - Please use caution if you must travel
The strong winds are picking up and the temperatures are dropping! To those of you who have to be out, please be careful. County Highway and Street Depts have been pre-treating roads all day, but it will be icing soon.
- - Please do not call 911 to report your power being out - -
Call 911 for: - A tree and/or limbs on a power line that are smoking - A pole / transformer that has caught fire - Lines down across a road
Call 317-477-4400 for: - A road that is blocked by a tree - Lines down in a yard - Vehicle that slid off the roadway with no damage
If you need information on a warming shelter, or have a medical condition that requires you to have power -and- your power is out, please call our non-emergency number 477-4400. ...
An easy to help us and your family should there be a need.Please remember to remove the snow from around the fire hydrants. Every second counts and you are helping your family, friends, and neighbors by doing so. ...
Winter Storm Warning
Winter Storm Warning issued January 11 at 3:12AM EST expiring January 13 at 7:00AM EST by NWS Indianapolis IN
Confidence is high for the first significant snowfall of the
season across Central Indiana. Snow will begin late tonight and
continue through the day on Saturday before ending on late
Saturday night. Snowfall amounts of 4 to 7 inches will be possible
across Central Indiana with the highest amounts mainly south of
* WHAT...Total snow accumulations of 5 to 7 inches expected with
minimal ice accumulations of a light glaze possible.
* WHERE...Portions of central, south central, southeast,
southwest and west central Indiana.
* WHEN...From midnight tonight to 7 AM EST Sunday.
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Travel could be very difficult.
* TIMING...Late Friday night through early Sunday morning.
* MAIN IMPACT...Potential exists for 5 to 7 inches of snow
accumulation, with locally higher amounts possible. This will
create hazardous travel conditions.
* OTHER IMPACTS...Potential for low visibilities in heavy snow
BCTFD B-Shift crews assisted IFD this afternoon with a fire on Carol Road/800W4:08 PM - #IFD working fully involved Barn Fire at 3130 Carroll Rd. Command orders defensive attack only. 1hr. 20min to mark fire under control. Total & complete loss of 60 x 100 metal structure & contents including a Boat, RV, Harley, 5 cars & New Look Hair Design salon. Buck Creek FD & Lawrence asst. #IFD ...
Keeping a bedroom door closed does make a difference during a fire. Working smoke detectors also make a difference as well.If you need more proof about the life & property saving benefits of a closed door - check out these photos from tonight's house fire on Sherlock Dr. The home a total loss - this bedroom unscathed. A working smoke alarm present. No injuries #CloseBeforeYouDoze #UL_FSRI #BeepWhereYouSleep #NFPA ...