Only one fire call was dispatched from the Rockdale Police Station during the past week, but it was memorable one.

Thorndale volunteer firefighters were dispatched to look for a “fiery object fallen from the sky” at 12:45 p.m. Monday.

Volunteers were unable to locate anything and concluded the object must have been a meteor.

Virtually204526A01 all meteors are small particles which burn up completely in the atmosphere.

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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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