by Mike Nistler
The St. Joseph Fire Department conducted a controlled burn of an abandoned building on June 29, and the windy weather didn’t help when it came to dealing with the smoke.
While firefighters battled the blaze of the building, hundreds of onlookers gathered, trying to figure out what was happening.
Meanwhile, motorists along CR 75 did their best to drive through what was at times a blackout.photo by Mike Nistler
The controlled burn by the St. Joseph Fire Department on June 29 caused motorists to navigate heavy smoke as they made their way through town.
Firefighters worked to put out the fire during a controlled burn on June 29.
Firefighters take a breather after they battled a controlled burn June 29.