GRFD responds to two fires last week

The Green River Volunteer Fire Department had their work cut out for them after being dispatched to a deck fire and a trailer fire less than six hours apart.

Just after one a.m., firefighters were called out to the scene of a deck fire on New Mexico Street. Upon arriving, the department could see that a deck on the backside of the house was completely engulfed in flames.

According to Assistant Fire Chief Larry Erdmann, the homeowner was notified by the neighbor. After being notified the homeowner went outside and began dousing the fire with water from the garden hose.

Erdmann reported that the...


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