Tuesday Mar 25
Palmyra Farmer Killed in Grass Fire
An 88-year-old Palmyra farmer was killed in a grass fire. Palmyra and Bennet Fire and Rescue crews found the body of Paul Lansing at 236 F Road Thursday afternoon.
Farmer's Body Discovered at Grass Fire
Otoe County Attorney David Partsch, said Palmyra and Bennet fire and rescue were dispatched to at 236 F Road, for a grass fire, at 3:30 p.m. Partsch: "He was possibly burning some items in a barrel and the fire must have jumped from the barrel because there was a lot of grass fire in the area and he was caught up in that."
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Vernon Frederick Root
Vernon Frederick Root was born Jan. 22, 1919 in Palmyra, Nebraska to John and Kathryn Seeman Root.
Firefighters Battling Multiple Grassfires Across Southeast Nebraska
Otoe County Emergency Management told 10/11 News that seven crews are fighting fires in the Dunbar and Palmyra areas.