Wood County tire fire sparked by nearby burning trash
Published: Sep. 29, 2022 at 6:17 PM CDT|Updated: Sep. 29, 2022 at 9:55 PM CDT
Although it’s unknown how many tires were on the property it is against the law to have more than 500 tires stored on public or private property without a permit. The Wood County Fire Marshal has turned the investigation over the TCEQ.
There’s a new generation of leaders on the job in Panola County.
Sheriff Cutter Clinton, 31, and County Judge Rodger McLane, 31, are now considered Panola County’s two most powerful elected officials. We spoke with them today.
Secretary for the department, Amanda Norman, says they received lots of community support this past week.
“We appreciate all of the love and support we received from the community. A lot of people reached out and said ‘we’re here for y’all.’ Let us know what you need,” said Norman.
And according to the Fire Chief Gary Ross, local fire departments stepped up to help if needed.