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fire calls

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

• 6:21 a.m. July 10, electrical wire on the ground, sparking, County Road 443, Thorndale VFD

• 2:02 p.m. July 10, grass fire, CR 457, Thorndale VFD.

• 10: 38 p. m. , t rai ler of 18-wheeler rig on fire, US 79 one mile west of Gause, Gause VFD.

• 7:28 p.m. Friday, shed on fire, 540 West Avenue C in Milano, Milano VFD.

• 10:40 a.m. Monday, tree fire caused by blown transformer, fire out prior to arrival of Thorndale VFD.

The Thorndale VFD was also called to two lift assists during then past week and Rockdale firefighters responded to a possible funnel cloud sighting on Monday. (See story above.)


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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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