These are slides taken from a presentation given in a recent City Council meeting by Bryant resident Jerry Henson. He is one of many who object to the lack of progress in Midtown. Click on the photo to see two more photos.
High winds and dry weather have added to the potential for wildfires in Saline County. In this photo, a Tull firefighter works to extinguish flames near homes on Mars Hill Road south of Bauxite. The fire burned approximately 15 acres of land but no homes were damaged.
A brush fire broke out in a vacant field behind the Wal Mart store in Bryant at approximately 4 p.m. on Monday, March 5. Two fire trucks and two brush trucks from the Bryant Fire Department responded to the call. One brush truck from the Collegeville Fire Department assisted in fighting the fire. High winds fanned the flames northward toward Arkansas 5. Ryan McCormick of the Bryant Fire Department said the cause of the fire was not determined at the time.
A brush fire fanned by high winds threatened several homes Sunday afternoon. Firefighters from Bauxite, Tull, Shaw and Sardis responded. Approximately 2 hours later, the fire was contained but not after burning nearly 15 acres.