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Weather conditions lead to more outdoor fires

Mar 11, 2014
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  Low humidity and heavy winds have created opportune conditions for controlled fires to run away. Since Friday, Fire departments in mid-Missouri have responded to about 20 outside fires. “For this time of year, it’s pretty common,” said Martina Pounds, a spokesperson with the Boone County Fire District. “The weather was decent and it’s been dry for a couple days, so people were out burning their fields.

Jason Truner named Jefferson City interim fire chief

Mar 8, 2013
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Jefferson City announced Jason Turner as its interim fire chief in the wake of longtime Fire Chief Bob Rennick’s retirement.