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FIRE CALLS

Calls varied for firefighters during week

There were several types of calls during the past week for Rockdale and South Milam County volunteer fire departments:

• 9:58 a.m. Dec. 17, lift chair sparking, 340 Ackerman, Rockdale VFD.

• 5:07 p.m. Friday, Gause VFD responded to report of a fire in a pear orchard, turned out to be a controlled burn in Robertson County.

• 12:36 p.m. Saturday, call to shed smoking, 721 Ackerman, and discovered a wood stove, no fire.

• 4:04 p.m. Monday, Rockdale

VFD responded to call of a “branch on fire in a ditch,” responding volunteers found a controlled burn and the call was canceled.

Rockdale volunteers were also called to three traffic accidents during the week.


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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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