Western Nebraska Observer - Observations all along the line - Kimball & the Southern Panhandle First

By Barb Cross
The Observer 

Fighting Fire Was A Team Effort in Banner County


September 3, 2020

Daria Anderson-Faden

Thursday evening the fire consumed the hills in Banner County.

Good morning, Banner County! Wow, what a week. As you are aware many acres in the northeastern part of the county were on fire this past weekend.

The fire south of Terry Brown and way too close to Floyd Hein burned about 4,000 acres at least. The fire is still under investigation.

Many, many thanks to the local Banner County Fire Department volunteers who responded and to every other fire department that also came to help. There were many. Also thanks to the National Guard and the planes, which helped tremendously in those hard to reach places.

Meanwhile, the Banner County School stud...

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