The Big Sandy Mountaineer -

Fire Danger Prevails


August 11, 2021

I live on Hopp Road and received a text message there was a fire out my way. I got in my Ford Explorer to research it out, and as soon as I was away from the shelterbelt, I saw the fire. It was already burning up Eagle Butte. The wind was strong, and I knew it wouldn’t be long before it was in the breaks. I drove over to the fire, seeing the combines leaving the fire behind them, so I was glad no equipment was destroyed. I learned later, no livestock were lost either.

I didn’t go into the area because they didn’t need me starting another fire in the tall grass and thick stubble...

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