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AC Fire Dept. has had a busy Sunday afternoon fighting fires.

Firemen answer three calls in less than two hours
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By Donald Hare, Public Information Officer
Adair County Fire Department

First Call came in at 1:31pmCT, to 175 Oak Grove Road to property owned by Sandra George. The occupant was burning a debris pile that got out of control and traveled in to a wooded area nearby. There were about 2 acres burned and there were 15 firemen on the scene for around 40 minutes.

Second Call 2:55pm to 498 Lasley Road
Second Call was at 2:55pmCT to 498 Lasley Road where property owner Jobe Darnell had been burning a field off and it had gotten out of control. Approximately one acre burned and there were 13 firemen on the scene.

Third fire on Buel Collins Road
Third fire came in at 3:13 PM while battling the second grass fire, firefighters responded to 950 Buell Collins Road to property owned by Sherry Hadley and Wanda Rogers. There were about two acres of field burned and also a small out building. There were 18 Firemen on the scene for about one hour and 15 minutes.

This story was posted on 2018-01-07 18:07:26
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