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FIRE CALLS

No actual fires were reported to volunteer fire departments over the past seven days but that doesn't mean volunteers weren't busy. The following calls were dispatched from the Rockdale Police Department:

• 6:41 a.m. Thursday, cable television line down at Scarbrough and West Bell, Rockdale VFD volunteers responded.

• 10:34 p.m. Thursday, Gause VFD volunteers responded for traffic control two miles east of Gause on US 79 for an 18-wheel rig that became stuck in roadside mud after attempting to make a U-turn across the highway. Until the scene was cleared only the northbound shoulder was open to traffic.

• 11:56 p.m. Saturday, Rockdale VFD located a vehicle that an off FM 487 into a roadside ditch near the Praesel Addition.


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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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