SIKESTON -- Members of the Sikeston Department of Public Safety's fire division responded along with other area firefighters to assist in the successful fight against a forest blaze Friday.
"We left Sikeston at about 9:30 that morning and arrived home 5:30 that night," said Capt. Ken Dicus of the Sikeston DPS. "That fire is 100 percent under control right now."
The fire was located in Iron County near Bixby, according to Dicus.
"Region E was asked to provide assistance for that region as part of the Missouri Statewide Mutual Aid Network through the State Fire Marshal's office," he explained.
For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.