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First Responders Busy This Morning

Plenty of sirens and a booming sound were heard this morning in the Blair area.

Sirens for an accident after a high speed chase - The suspect in that chase ended up crashing in the roundabout on South Highway 30 and Highway 133, according to Washington County Sgt Spilinek.

The chase initiated in a stolen vehicle near Decatur. Tekamah police, Burt Co. sheriff’s department and the Nebraska State patrol worked the incident.

The booming noise shortly after the sirens for the chase – a tire exploded on a semi truck in downtown Blair according to witnesses.

No injuries were reported from this incident.

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