Teen lauded for fire response

To the Editor:

On June 25, Jacob Roy of Brogan was at work irrigating for the Willowcreek School when he noticed some smoke coming from down the road. Jacob figured that it was a controlled burn, but his gut said otherwise.

Jacob then decided to get in his pickup and drive to the location of the smoke. On arrival, Roy noticed that a family friend’s property was on fire and quickly getting out of hand. Jacob immediately moved to action by grabbing a shovel and jumping the fence to dig a barrier line between . . .