A forest fire off Galloway road was extinguished by Livingston VFD early Sunday afternoon.
Forest Fire Extinguished off Galloway Road, LIVINGSTON, October 18, 2015 - At approximately 2 pm on October 18, 2015, Livingston, Onalaska South Polk County, Scenic Loop, and Holiday Lake Estates VFDs were dispatched to a wooded are off Galloway Road (near US-146 and FM-1988). A forest fire had started that is believed to have been ignited by a resident burning trash in spite of county wide burn ban. Additionally, the Texas Forest Service was dispatched. Firemen were able to extinguish the fire, but a sizeable portion of forest was torched. Nobody was injured in the incident.
Livingston fireman, Brian Jones was happy to get the blaze under control and extinguished.
Heidi was on duty for PolkCountyToday.com.
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