Smoke reported at South Main Street Apartments in the city
Submitted by Billie Owens on October 5, 2012 - 1:29pm
A caller reports that she can see smoke coming from the South Main Street Apartments. The caller is in the area of 65 Birchwood Drive. City firefighters are responding.
UPDATE 2:31 p.m.: City fire on scene reports nothing showing at the address, 178 S. Main.
UPDATE 2:34 p.m.: A resident at the apartments says the smoke may be coming from a controlled burn behind a residence on Birchwood Drive. Firefighters are investigating.
UPDATE 2:37 p.m.: The smoke is from an open burn on River Street.
UPDATE 2:41 p.m.: "It's in a pit and it's very controlled," says a firefighter on River Street, who nonetheless asked that a water can be brought over.UPDATE 2:54: The open burn at 59 River St. has been extinguished and city fire is back in service.