The Durant Fire Department has put out several grass and rubbish fires recently, according to DFD reports, and they also responded to a crash late Wednesday afternoon.
They were dispatched at 12:35 p.m. July 4 to the 1500 block of North 10th Avenue where there was an outdoor fire. They put out the fire and left the scene about eight minutes later.
At 1:47 a.m. July 5, firefighters responded to a trash fire at Park Ridge Apartments. They put out the fire within minutes of arriving. They were dispatched to another trash fire at 5:40 that morning at Avalon Apartments. That fire also was quickly extinguished.
Firefighters responded at 3:14 p.m. Sunday to the 400 block of Roadrunner Drive where grass, trash and three old vehicles were on fire. They spent almost two hours fighting that fire.
Firefighters were dispatched at 6:15 a.m. Monday to the 2100 block of Laura Drive where there was a fire inside a Polycart. That fire was quickly extinguished.
They put out another grass fire Tuesday on Highway 70. That fire scorched a 40 by 60 foot area.