A man kayaking at Lake Pat Cleburne on Friday was able to call for help from his cellphone after going overboard.

Rescue workers with the Cleburne Fire Department were dispatched to the lake just after 5 p.m. for an overturned kayak.

Upon arrival, CFD Assistant Fire Chief Keith Scarbrough advised those on scene that he spotted the kayaker about 1,000 yards away from the west side of the dam.

CFD’s rescue boat was launched and they were able to pull the kayaker out of the water, who was taken to a nearby hospital.

About noon on Saturday, CFD were dispatched to a possible structure fire in the 1600 block of Sun Valley Drive.

Upon arrival, firefighters found smoke showing from one unit of an apartment building, and were made aware that the fire was active and had started in the kitchen.

The occupants reported that the fire began on the stove top after forgetting about the food on the stove while using an outdoor grill simultaneously.

Firefighters responded quickly and knocked the fire down with about 50 gallons of water

CFD also responded to a reported structure fire at the Cleburne Police Department on Saturday.

About 2 p.m., rescue workers arrived to find a light haze of smoke and investigated the interior of the structure while crews also checked out the HVAC units on the roof.

Investigation of the smoke led to the discovery of a faulty electrical component. 

The power to the unit was turned off and occupants were informed of the problem.

At 2 p.m. Sunday, CFD responded to the 800 block of Woodard Avenue to a report of a female whose dog locked her out of her apartment.

Recue workers placed a ladder and gained access through an open window.

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