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3 More Woods Fires Strike Drew Co., Again at the Same Time

September 1st, 2013 by

008Around 4 pm, Saturday, t013he Monticello Fire Dept. Arkansas Forestry Commission, Drew County Sheriff’s Dept. and OEM supervisor were dispatched to a woods fire, with houses close, located near HWY 83 and Garnett Road.

z sfMFD battled the blazes close to the roadway, while AFC used a plow to set up a perimeter, until the fire was controlled.

As they were battliing the fire, described above, 2 more grass and woods fires, were reported near South Bowser Road. Freenill Fire Dept, brought a brush truck to thre fire, as Drew County Deputies and the OEM officer also responded.

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2 Responses to “3 More Woods Fires Strike Drew Co., Again at the Same Time”

  1. brianna lynn says:

    Omg, That fire was right behind my Best friends house!! It was very scary!! I thought I was gonna Die?

  2. brianna lynn says:

    We could see the flames from the bacck yard! They seemed 12ft high! The trees just lit up with flames! My heart was pounding! If it wasn’t for this one man, maybe we wouldn’t of known about the fire soon enough? I am glad thatwe all weren’t killed! I’m thankful for all Firefighters, They are life savers!

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