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RVFD assists at Thorndale fire

Rockdale volunteer firefighters assisted the Thorndale VFD early Monday morning as fire gutted a century old-residence in that city.

The Thorndale VFD was dispatched at 4:03 a.m. to a structure fire at the corner of West Gibson and Fourth in that city.

Rockdale firefighters were summoned for mutual aid at 5:12 a.m.

The Rockdale VFD responded with its command vehicle, a pumper truck and five firefighters.

Thorndale V FD had three trucks and 13 firefighters on the scene.

Owner of the house was listed as Imogene Weise.

Other calls dispatched from the Rockdale Police Department during the past week included:

• 4:20 a.m. Aug. 21, Milano VFD summoned for traffic control after an 18-wheeler blocked US 79 at the CR 346 intersection.

• 9:46 p.m. Aug. 21, possible vehicle fire, Texas 36 north of Milano, Milano 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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