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June 6th Early Morning Law Enforcement & Fire/Medical wrap up


Lawrence Fire crews had an early morning wake up call this morning for a report of a structure fire in the 500 block of Eldridge Street. The call was dispatched at about 1:50 a.m., with first crews arriving on the scene two minutes later. Those first due units reported fire showing from the structure. The fire was knocked down quickly and most units were clear of the call by 2:30 a.m.. A Fire Investigator remained on the scene until just before 4:30 a.m.. There was no immediate word as to the cause of the fire.

Officers were called to four disturbances, Two of which was reported to be domestic related. Two arrests were made for Domestic Battery.

Several additional arrests were made, this morning, including one on a 1999 warrant from the state of Arizona. Eudora Police recorded an OUI related arrest just after 3 a.m..

Just before 6:40 a.m., Lawrence Fire was called to an address to investigate a possible leak from a home's gas meter. Black Hills was requested to respond to the scene and firefighters were able to clear from the call.

LPD and LDCFM were called to the intersection of 23rd and Massachusetts Streets at 7:42 a.m. for a report of an injury accident. Medics arriving at the scene reported two vehicles were involved and had sustained moderate damage. No serious injuries were reported. Police remain on scene awaiting the arrival of tow trucks. Several lanes of traffic are said to be blocked in the area.

The activity blogged here is only a sampling of some of the things that Douglas County Law Enforcement and Lawrence-Douglas County Fire & Medical respond on. To see a complete list of Lawrence Police activity, the department has that available on their website along with several easy to use maps that show approximate locations for Police activity.

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