Timpson, Tenaha VFDs Fight Hay Fire


October 11, 2015 - The Timpson Volunteer Fire Department and Tenaha Volunteer Fire Department responded to a hay fire at 11:30am on Saturday, October 10, 2015 at the property of Louis S. Jones Jr. two miles from Timpson on FM 947.

When the firemen arrived a large quantity of round hay bales numbering around 40 were in flames. The firemen worked to extinguish the flames and were successful at preventing the flames from entering a nearby forest of trees, and a nearby building.

It was reported the owner had been cutting metal with a torch when the fire started.

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