Departments respond to fire calls

From Staff Reports

The Eupora Fire Department extinguished two grass fires around 2 p.m. Saturday at highways 82 and 182 west of town.
Also last week, the EFD responded to a brush fire around 11 p.m. Aug. 18 on Lollars Grove Road. The Mathiston FD and Mississippi Forestry Commission responded to a grass fire on the same road at 4 p.m. the next day. Clarkson firefighters and the Natchez Trace Electric Power Association responded to a 911 call of a tree on fire on Clarkson Road around 8:30 p.m. Aug. 21.
Additionally, a house fire in the 1000 block of Wright Road was reported about 11 p.m. Aug. 20.
The fire was contained to one room of the home, according to the Walthall FD. Eupora and Clarkson fire departments assisted Walthall.

 

Saturday’s grass fires on Highway 82 West at Highway 182. Photos courtesy of EUPORA FD.

Saturday’s grass fires on Highway 82 West at Highway 182. Photos courtesy of EUPORA FD.

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