Area departments respond to multiple fires

On Friday, Nov. 6, the Parker Fire Department responded to a structure fire northwest of Marion as mutual aid, joining Marion and Monroe. However, after being on scene for only a short time, Parker volunteers were called back to Parker to assist at a field fire just north of town. They were also called to help at various other fires. Dry, windy conditions were ripe for fire danger last week and Turner County fire departments were out much of the weekend battling blazes. See more fire photos on page 2.
(Photo/Dawn Rye)

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