Firefighters from several communities joined forces to fight two structure fires Tuesday morning. The first fire was reported just after 6:45 a.m. Tuesday at a single wide mobile home located on County Road 1159 in the Arbala community. First arriving units reported seeing heavy smoke and fire venting through the roof of the home. A quick aggressive interior attack resulted in the fire being put out quickly. A Unit from County Central Fire Station was joined by trucks from Como, Arbala, Cumby and Miller Grove.
Just a few minutes later, firefighters were told of a structure fire reportedly caused by a lightning strike. Location of the fire was on County Road 1190. First arriving fire units reported light smoke coming out of the home. A quick attack of the fire reportedly saved the structure. Fire units responded from County Central Fire Station and from Arbala, Miller Grove, Brinker, Cumby and Como.