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By Ed Moreth 

Quick response to Weeksville fire


August 16, 2018

Ed Moreth

SPRAYING A FIELD – Plains-Paradise Rural Fire District Chief James Russell sprays water on a burning field as Tom Zeigler of the Town of Plains Fire Department drives the truck at the Weeksville Fire.

A fire just west of Weeksville last week could have turned into a major forest fire had it not been for the quick response of local firefighters and dozens of assets thrown at the blaze.

The Weeksville Fire began as a trailer house fire Friday afternoon, but quickly spread to nearby grass, brush...

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