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Firefighters battle grass fire in Jefferson County

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Jefferson County Firefighters battled a grass fire Tuesday afternoon about 10 miles southeast of Fairbury that burned nearly 80 acres of prairie grass.  The fire was caused by a Rotary Mower as it struck a rock or something that caused a spark.  High winds added to the challenge of putting the fire out. Read More »

Washington County Sheriff’s Report

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On August 28th on B Street 1/4 mile south of 7th Street in Washington Cindy Sawin, Washington driving a 2001 Chevrolet backed from parking lot and struck a 2006 GMC registered to Michael Woerner, Washington. Damage estimated at more than $1,000.00, no injuries were reported. On September 2nd on Bismark Road 1/2 mile north of 2nd Road Stanley Ericson, Clifton ... Read More »

Marysville Firefighters Respond to Two Grass Fires

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Marysville Fire Department was called out two time Friday night.  A grass fire was reported between 14th and 15th Roads near Osage Road.  Chief Richardson reported that approximately 150 acres burned.  Blue Rapids Fire department was called to assist. A second grass fire was spotted by a Marysville Firefighter as he was headed home.  The firefighter saw a glow north ... Read More »

Grass Fire Burns Approximately 200 Acres

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A rural grass fire was reported on the east side of Nebraska Highway 4 outside of Lewiston.  Fire departments from Burchard, Pawnee City and Filley were called to the grass fire Tuesday afternoon. The fire started on the east side of Nebraska Highway 4 outside of Lewiston and moved south.  The fire crossed the dirt road 610 Avenue. An estimated ... Read More »

Field Fire Southeast of Beatrice

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Dry conditions contributed to a fire southeast of Beatrice near 10th and Lilac Roads on Wednesday afternoon. The fire was caused by a combine’s overheated manifold. A strong wind from the south pushed the fire toward the Big Blue River. The area burned contained corn, beans and alfalfa. Firemen created a staging area on fire’s western flank on South 10th ... Read More »

Washington County Sheriff’s Report

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On 030611 on Eagle Road just south of 5th Road Christian Wren, Belleville driving a 1999 Chevrolet attempted to pick up a CD off of the floorboard which caused him to lose control and swerve into the guard rail. Damage estimated at more than $1,000.00, no injuries were reported. On 031611 Tina Heim, Palmer was arrested on a Geary County ... Read More »

Washington County Sheriff’s Report

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On 022811 the Washington Fire Department was dispatched to 304 West 1st Street Washington for smoke coming from house. On 030111 the Linn and Greenleaf Fire Departments were dispatched to 1907 10th Road for a grass fire. On 030111 on US 36 at Sunflower Road Kelly Otott, Washington driving a 1995 Oldsmobile struck deer. Damage estimated at more than $1,000.00, ... Read More »

Washington County Sheriff’s Report

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On 112310 on K 15 ½ mile south of 14th Road Danielle Stone, Washington driving a 2002 Ford struck deer.  Damage estimated at more than $1,000.00, no injuries were reported. On 112510 an officer was dispatched to 59 Gypsum Road for the report of a theft.  Investigation is pending. On 112510 an officer was dispatched to 213 East Jaedicke Hanover ... Read More »