we had 5 calls today 1was a DOA and 4 wildland fires wood county is consideren issueing a burn ban friday. county had 7 depts running today on different calls all at the same time. what a day 10hrs out.

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Comment by firemen52 on March 4, 2009 at 5:29pm
im about to take a wildland firefighting class here at Hocking and get my red card.
Comment by BillySFCVFD on March 4, 2009 at 12:08pm
Hey Joe,

We need a burn ban also. Every grass/brush/ wild land fire we respond to lately has the originator saying the same thing afterward. "I was just burning a small pile and didn't think the wind was going to pick up and cause this". Good luck over there. TCSS
Comment by Oldman on March 4, 2009 at 12:06pm
I'm surprised they haven't issued a ban already. Most everybody around you has.

Just FYI, These figures were released yesterday;
From January 1, 2009 to March 3

Acres Burned 109,903
Homes Threatened 1,804
Homes Saved 1,665
Homes Lost 61
Homes Damaged 8

Be careful out there.

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