SW Polk Fire Dist.
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Burn Pile Threatens Nearby Structures (Photo) - 07/28/22

At 6:41 p.m. yesterday SW Polk Fire District was dispatched to a potential structure fire on Ellendale Road. Initial reports indicated that flames could be seen engulfing a shed. Staff and volunteers responded from Salt Creek Community Fire Station, along with crews from Dallas Fire & EMS. Crews arrived to a burn pile that had extended to the surrounding vegetation. All crews worked together in high temperatures to quickly extinguish the fire and prevent extension to the shed. No injuries were reported. 

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Fire Danger Increases with Warm Weather (Photo) - 07/12/22

At 6:54 p.m. yesterday, SW Polk Fire District was dispatched to a grass fire on Ellendale Avenue. Units responded from both Salt Creek and Rickreall Community Fire Stations. Upon arrival, crews found a standing grass field with a slow-moving fire that was approximately one-quarter acre, heading toward a church and homes on Ellendale Avenue. The fire was quickly extinguished. Mutual aid was provided by Dallas Fire & EMS. The cause of the fire is under investigation. No injuries were reported, and no structures were damaged. 

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