Arkansas News

Wednesday, March 29, 2023

Rogers remembers Fire Captain Shawn Treat after 23 years of service

VIDEO: Rogers Fire Captain Shawn Treat was laid to rest Tuesday, March 28, after suffering an off-duty medical emergency last week. Friends, family, and fellow first responders gathered at the Southside Church of Christ for his funeral. Captain Treat passed away suddenly on March 20, exactly 23 years from the day he joined the fire department. He served as a leader on the department's special operations team. Over Treat's 23 years of service, he worked at some of the busiest companies in the city serving as a mentor to many of the newest firefighters. Treat's daughter Maggie said of her father that "Although his death will never fully leave our hearts and minds. We can all look back on the memories we made with him and take a greater meaning out of all of them as often as we can."
KFSM-TV CBS 5 Fort Smith

Tuesday, March 28, 2023

Woman hospitalized after fall from cliff in Ozark

A woman was hospitalized Saturday night after being seriously injured from a fall at Reed Mountain Park in Ozark. According to Franklin County Emergency Management Coordinator Rick Covert, a volunteer firefighter with the Altus Fire Department reported the incident at 7:34 p.m. Covert said the firefighter was approached by a juvenile that was with the fall victim. The woman was flown to Washington Regional Medical Center with serious injuries, according to Covert. Altus Fire Department, Ozark Fire Department, Franklin County EMS, Franklin County Emergency Management Search & Rescue Team, and Air-Evac 22 from Paris performed the rescue.
KNWA-TV NBC 51 Rogers

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