CAMERON – As students’ structured school days are about to melt into summer freedom, the urge to satisfy the itch to spend the fleeting days outside is nearly irresistible.
US Forest Service
ENNIS—The Monument Fire southwest of Cameron, first detected on August 6, continued to grow over the weekend and measured 4,215 acres as of Monday morning.
A second fire, the Wigwam Fire, was first detected on August 11 and has grown to almost 2,000 acres. Both fires are currently zero percent contained.
MCALLISTER - Saturday evening, August 4, at 6 p.m. representatives of the U.S. Forest Service, the Madison Valley Rural Fire Department, and Madison County met with about 20 residents who have homes in the South Meadow Creek area.
The fire official’s message to these people was serious: “Be prepared,” they said.