Brush Fire On Montlake Road Is Put Out Quickly

Thursday, March 21, 2019

A brush fire on Montlake Road neat the Pocket Wilderness on Thursday afternoon was put out quickly.

Calls started coming in at 2:15 p.m. with reports of a brush fire near Canyon Rim Road and Montlake Road.

The Mowbray VFD was called out, found the brush fire, and had it put out by 2:34 p.m.


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Breaking News

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Opinion

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Sports

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