5/7/2018 12:00:00 PM Firefighters respond to brush dump fire
Stewartville firefighters used a ladder truck to shoot water down at a fire at the city of Stewartville’s brush dump on Sunday afternoon, April 29. Below, firefighters, who were at the scene for more than four hours, work to knock down the fire.
An afternoon fire burned a huge pile of brush, logs and tree branches at the city of Stewartville's brush dump on Sunday, April 29. Stewartville firefighters were called to the blaze at 3:46 p.m. that day. Twenty volunteer firefighters responded in two engines, two tankers, a brush truck and ladder truck. Steve Denny, a lieutenant with the Stewartville Fire Department, said about half of a 150-foot long, 50-foot wide wood pile was burning when firefighters arrived on the scene... For more on this story pick up your copy of the May 8 Stewartville STAR.