April 26, 2023
In last week’s Village Voices a photo that had been submitted to us in regard to what the photographer believed was a “crop fire that got out of hand,” was printed within our pages.
The date and time of the fire were verified, and a call to 911 reporting it was also confirmed, as was the fact that a red flag warning had been issued.
However, a text came in from the Lena Fire Chief, saying the information was wrong. Although a return text and phone calls were both made to ask him what was in error - those efforts were ignored.
Instead, word that it was in fact a controlled burn bei...