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OTR for July 11, 2013
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Great Bend Fire/EMS
Firefighters made six ambulance runs Monday and two Tuesday.
At 6:31  p.m. Monday they responded to 3131 Morton St. for a fire in the back yard. Chief Mike Napolitano said it was caused by a juvenile playing with a lighter and cigarette. The fire was out when firefighters arrives.
At 5:37 p.m. Tuesday they were dispatched to 5842 Aspen Dr. for a barbecue on fire. At 6:40 p.m. they received a report of a possible structure fire at 3116 Forest Ave. That was a cooking-related fire and the owner had it out before the crew arrived.

Kansas Highway Patrol
A South Dakota resident was taken to Great Bend Regional Hospital after a car and motorcycle collided on K-156 in Barton County. The accident occurred at 1:35 p.m. The Yamaha motorcycle was driven by Bruce Ray Wesner, 58, of Yankton, S.D. He was not wearing a helmet. The other vehicle was a Chevrolet Malibu driven by Ronald W. Bell, 75, of Bushton. He was not injured.

Barton County Sheriff
A fraud case was taken Tuesday after a known person allegedly wrote a check on a closed account.
Five power poles were down in the 600 block of SW 20 Road, and more at SW 20 Ave. and SW 50 Road, because of high winds from a storm Tuesday evening. There was also a large tree down over SW 10 Ave. near SW 30 Road.
Theft of a black H&R .22 revolver from 552 SE 30 Road was reported.
Two or three cattle were hit by a vehicle on SE 140 Ave. and East U.S. 56, shortly before 10 p.m. Tuesday.
There was a non-injury rollover accident at 11:22 p.m. Tuesday on East Barton County Road and NE 150 Ave.

Great Bend Police
Theft of a vehicle decal from 5501 Ninth St. Lot 104 was reported Tuesday.
A hit-and-run vehicle struck a parked vehicle at 3209 10th St.
A wallet, a leather jacket and a safe were stolen from 403 Almond St., it was reported Tuesday.