Oregon County Sheriff Tim Ward and Chief Deputy Eric King along with the Thayer and Alton Volunteer Fire Departments helped put out a fire at the Robert Morgan residence Nov. 9. A shed full of tools, welding equipment and a new riding lawn mower were destroyed in the fire. Morgan said he had been burning some leaves near the shed earlier in the day and thought the fire was out. No one was injured in the fire. The shed and its contents were a total loss.The Morgan residence is located 15 miles northeast of Thayer, off A Highway.