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Chipping Begins on Wymore’s Brush Pile

By Gordon HopkinsChipping has finally begun on the massive brush pile in the City of Wymore resulting from the cleanup after the devastating storm that struck the weekend of June 11 and 12, 2022.Months after the storm, the pile of downed trees and branches continued to grow. Further complicating the issue, some people have been using the pile to dump trash without authorization.Both Wymore Fire Chief Mark Meints and the Fire Marshall said the pile was too big to burn. The city council determined that the only practical option was to chip the pile into smaller bits and then haul the chips away. Unfortunately, this option wasn't cheap. The Wym...

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