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fire calls

Fire calls dispatched from the Rockdale Police Department during the past week were listed as follows:

• 8:26 a.m. Friday, smoke alarm, GFL Americas, Rockdale VFD alarm was subsequently canceled.

• 12:09 p.m Tuesday, report of transformer blowing, 600 block of Calhoun, with “ball of fire visible and utility pole on fire.” Upon arriving, volunteers found the fire had gone out on its own.

Rockdale and Thorndale volunteers also were called out to a possible tornado on Thursday. (See story page 1A.)

The Rockdale VFD responded to two accidents during the week, Photos are on page 1A and at the top right of this page.


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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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