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Fire crews enjoy quiet Fourth of July

DAVENPORT - Despite rather windy conditions on some of the days and locals taking full advantage of legal fireworks opportunities, Fourth of July weekend was almost completely incident-less for fire and EMS crews around East, Central and South Lincoln County.

Fire District No. 5 Commissioner Matt Schneider said the district, which includes the greater Davenport, Deer Meadows, Seven Bays and Egypt areas, didn't receive a single call for service over the weekend.

"Clearly we're not out of it, since there will probably be fireworks the next couple days," Schneider said. "But over Fourth of July w...


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