J uly 6 — Crews responded to reports of heavy smoke coming from a house. By the time they arrived, the smoke had been significantly reduced. Neighbors knew the homeowner was burning, but the sudden increase in smoke worried them. After the homeowner heard a fire engine in the area, they reportedly extinguished the pile. Crews investigated and determined the pile was legal and within current burn regulations. He was asked to call for a burn permit in the future.