Great Bend Fire/EMS
Firefighters made 12 ambulance runs Tuesday.
At 2:52 p.m. units, responded to West Barton County Road and 90 Ave., where there had been a fire early Monday. The caller thought there was smoke and the fire was possibly starting back up. Albert Fire Department also responded since it was in there fire protection area. It was confirmed that the fire out; the caller may have been seeing ashes agitated up by the wind.
At 6:20 p.m. units responded to possible gas leak at 31 SW 20 road. The owner said they have propane and everyone had exited the house after detecting a strong gas smell in the living area and coming from the furnace closet located just off of the living area. Nothing was detected, but the company that provides the propane was contacted to check for leaks.
At 11:48 p.m. units responded to 100 block of Maple Street and extinguished a small patch of burning grass.
Great Bend Police
Vehicles driven by Peter Smith and Kelly Terry collided at 1:04 p.m. Tuesday at 3920 10th St.
A cell phone was reportedly stolen from an unknown location.
A Great Bend resident reported someone purchasing items via his or her Verizon account.
A vehicle driven by Janelly Aleman-Olivas struck a parked vehicle at 8:22 p.m. Tuesday in the 1700 block of Third St.
Barton County Sheriff
A Jeep and a car collided at 3:40 p.m. Tuesday on West U.S. 56 and SW 50 Ave., 4 miles west of Great Bend. The vehicles were towed and Kansas Highway Patrol responded as well as BCSO officers. No injuries were reported.