South Milam County fire calls for the past week were dispatched as follows from the Rockdale Police Department:
• 10:34 a.m. Aug. 6, rekindle of fire on County Road 322, Milano VFD.
• 6:26 p.m. Aug. 6, grass fire by church west of Gause, Gause and Milano VFDs.
• 9:05 p.m. Aug. 6, grass fire FM 486, south of Thorndale near the Williamson County line, turned out to be an agricultural controlled burn, Thorndale and Thrall VFDs.
The Rockdale Volunteer Fire Department also responded to the 18-wheeler, loaded with beer, that overturned on US 77 at 7:31 a.m. Thursday. See photo, page 1A.