Burn claims Hawk Creek acreage
Fire District No. 5 responds to three fires in region over the weekend
Last updated 4/22/2021 at 4:25pm
DAVENPORT – The Department of Natural Resources instituted a burn ban for all area in Lincoln County north of Highway 2 beginning at dawn April 16 due to concerns over high winds and dry conditions, unless one had a DNR permit. One resident on Hawk Creek Road North about 13 miles north of Davenport didn't heed the ban, as they had a DNR permit according to the Lincoln County Sheriff's Office, and began to burn on their property.
The result was a 40-acre fire after the burn got out of control. Crews from Lincoln County Fire District No. 5 in Davenport, DNR and LC Fire District No. 7 in Li...