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By Mildred Lykens
Lyle News 

Firefighters busy on the fourth


Both Lyle and High Prairie Fire Departments were called out to extinguish a fire at Lyle Point on the Fourth of July. Fire Chief David McCune reported, “Page out about 2230, Lyle and HP responded with one truck each and HP Command. The RP had the fire all bet out when Lyle and HP got to the point. Lyle and HP did mopup, for about one hour, to insure no rekindle. Size of fire was about 30 by 30 feet. The most likely cause was children playing with fire works.” Again I commend these diligent volunteers that give of their time and themselves for rushing in when everyone else is rushing out. Because of them we have survived another 4th of July’s fire threats…now we have the summer ahe...

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