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FIRE CALLS

Home damaged in Sunday fire

A Rockdale home sustained fire damage to a bedroom and smoke damage throughout the structure in a pre-dawn blaze Sunday.

Rockdale VFD volunteers were called to the Clayton Evans residence, 216 Division, at 4:48 a.m. and brought the blaze under control quickly.

Later the same day, RVFD volunteers responded to a report of attic wires arcing and smoking at 530 Sierra Drive in the Praesel Addition.

That call came in at 12:48 p.m.

Other fire calls dispatched during the past week from the Rockdale Police Depar tment included:

• 10:44 p.m. Friday, small grass fire behind Milano Church of Christ, Milano VFD.

• 9:57 p.m. Saturday, Milano VFD called out for traffic control after round bales of hay fell into roadway.

• 6:12 p.m. Sunday, smell of gas, FM 487 and FM 1712, Rockdale VFD.


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The burn ban for Milam County has been lifted. Burning is always prohibited in the county's municipalities.


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