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Rural fire department busy during weekend


Companies from the Ellis County Rural Fire Department responded to structure fires Sunday and Monday.

On Sunday at 7:48 p.m., Company 5 responded to a chimney fire at 1324 Central Street in Prairie Acres. There were no injuries.

On Monday at 11:17 p.m., Company 9, Company 5 and Company 4 responded to a fire at 873 Moscow in Munjor, where an electrical short in a ceiling fan in the living room caused a fire in the attic. There were no injuries.