Area field fires kept region's firefighters busy Wednesday

Kelly Tippets, left, and her daughter, Teirza Tippets, look at the remains of a log pile destroyed by fire behind their home north of Altamont.


Charles Mills is reporter and videographer for the Effingham Daily News. A 1983 graduate of Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, he worked as senior video editor for a Nashville television station. He is a native of Vandalia.