Fire trucks at Aledo Dollar General
Fire trucks were dispatched to Dollar General the morning of Sept. 4 when they were called regarding, "A light haze of smoke," according to Aledo Fire Chief Dennis Litwiler. Firefighters conducted a thorough investigation including inspection of the roof. Aledo experienced a lengthy lightning storm the previous night. Litwiler said, "(we) didn't find anything, except a hot motor on one of their heating and cooling units." He explained that a light haze of smoke happens when a blower motor goes out, it gets hot while the motor still runs and blows in the air all throughout the building. Litwiler summed up that it's a "scary look when you first look at it, doesn't do any damage or anything....Glad that's all it was."