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ROADSIDE GRASS FIRE—



It wasn’t the most serious fire call for the Rockdale Volunteer Fire Department at 3:12 p.m. Thursday at the US 79 Alcoa turnoff but it was one of the most convenient. Volunteers accessed the blaze off the highway’s shoulder. Other calls dispatched from the Rockdale Police Department during the past week: 5:28 a.m. Friday, smoke incident house, 1401 Yokley, Rockdale VFD; 5:26 p.m. Friday, grass fire, FM 908 north, Thorndale VFD; 3:59 p.m. Monday, Milano VFD assisted at grass fire in Burleson County. 
Reporter/Mike Brown It wasn’t the most serious fire call for the Rockdale Volunteer Fire Department at 3:12 p.m. Thursday at the US 79 Alcoa turnoff but it was one of the most convenient. Volunteers accessed the blaze off the highway’s shoulder. Other calls dispatched from the Rockdale Police Department during the past week: 5:28 a.m. Friday, smoke incident house, 1401 Yokley, Rockdale VFD; 5:26 p.m. Friday, grass fire, FM 908 north, Thorndale VFD; 3:59 p.m. Monday, Milano VFD assisted at grass fire in Burleson County. Reporter/Mike Brown

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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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