- Mt. Morris Fire responds to a three vehicle accident -
On January 18, 2011 the Mt. Morris Fire Protection District received a report for a three vehicle accident involving a school bus. Chief Hough arrived on scene to find a school bus and two other vehicles on all upright. Companies extricated the driver of one of the vehicles. Chief Hough requested MABAS Box 25 to the third alarm level for additional ambulances to help with transport of the children on the bus. No one was seriously injured. Mt. Morris Fire would like to thank the following for their assistance in the incident. Mt. Morris and Oregon Police Departments, Ogle County Sheriff's Department, the Oregon School District, and as always our neighbors in the fire service, Byron, Dixon Rural, Forreston, German Valley, Leaf River, Oregon, Polo, and Stillman Fire Protection Districts.