– Several firefighters from the region have been deployed to assist in the wild fires out west.
Early Thursday morning, Commerce, Celeste, Frisco and Prosper firefighters set out for Ft. Davis, where they'll be assigned to a Texas Forest Service Strike Team and/or Task Force. The group is currently working to control the 160,000 acre Rockhouse Fire. Units will be assisting with fire control, back burning and hot spots. Commerce Firefighter's Jeremy Littlefield and Bruce Millard are among the personnel on hand.