Stratford Fire Department responds to Traffic Accident in the Town of Green Valley
Town of Green Valley (OnFocus) Shortly after 7:30 pm, Stratford Fire and EMS was called to a traffic accident at Hwy C and Smokey Hill Road in Marathon County in the Town of Green Valley.
At the time of the call, dispatch indicated that the driver of a fuel truck, which flipped over, was not located and fuel was leaking from the vehicle. Both west and eastbound lanes were blocked at the time of the call.
Stratford Fire Engine 1 and Rescue 1 responded to the accident. Enroute dispatch updated the call information that the vehicle’s product was not fuel but whey. (Whey is the liquid remaining after milk has been curdled and strained.)
Dispatch indicated that there was a fire on the scene, which was trying to be extinguished by those on the scene.
According to dispatch, the accident involved a tractor vs milk truck. A mutual aid request from Stratford, called for Mosinee and Marshfield to be dispatched to the incident at 7:41 pm. Marshfield was requested for ALS, Advance Life Support. In addition, a medical helicopter was requested. Life Link III was not able to respond. Request for air support was canceled by incident command.
Hwy C was closed due to the accident.
Two individuals were transported to Marshfield Medical Center.