Grass fire

Cleburne firefighters responded to several fires in recent days.

Firefighters responded to a grass fire call at 8:34 p.m. June 25 in the 300 block of Crane Avenue to find the fire already out. A pedestrian said he was able to put the fire out with buckets of water. Firefighters ensured that the 2 foot by 4 foot area of burned grass was completely extinguished before clearing the scene. The cause of the fire remains unknown.

Firefighters responded to reports of a structure fire at 11:38 p.m. Saturday in the 3200 block of Farm-to-Market Road 2135. They found an RV fully involved upon arrival with heavy smoke pouring from the windows and doors. Several people on hand were attempting to extinguish the fire with garden hoses. Firefighters confirmed that no one was inside then entered the RV to make an interior attack. Firefighters knocked the fire down with 570 gallons of water then checked for hot spots. Additional RVs in the vicinity were not harmed. Reports list no cause for the fire.

Firefighters responded in mutual aid to the Bono Fire Department at 12:29 p.m. Monday on a grass fire call. Firefighters found roughly one acre of fenced pasture ablaze upon arrival. 

The vegetation was a mix of tall grass, weed, small brush and dead willow trees. Firefighters expended foam and about 200 gallons of water in knocking the fire down. Reports list no cause for the blaze.

Firefighters responded to reports of a downed power line at 7:31 p.m. Tuesday in the 500 block of West Lone Star Avenue. 

A neighbor chopped down a tree, which fell onto the power lines feeding the house next door. The tree damaged the weather head and meter going into the house. 

Firefighters cut the home’s interior breakers and checked for, but did not find, signs of fire outside or inside the home. Oncor repair workers responded to the scene to address the situation.


Police calls

Cleburne police responded to a disturbance call at 7:38 p.m. Sunday in the 1200 block of Bradley Drive. The victim told police her ex-spouse had been coming by her residence and breaking windows. The matter remains under investigation.

Police responded at 12:53 p.m. Monday to the 700 block of North Buffalo Avenue. Someone attempted to pass a counterfeit bill at a store.

Police responded to a burglary call at 2:12 p.m. the same day in the 300 block of South Wood Street. Someone stole a firearm from the residence.

Police responded to a theft call at 6:30 p.m. the same day in the 600 block of West Henderson Street. Someone stole the victim’s purse while she was in the parking lot of a grocery store.

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