Feature photo: Flames from Key Cooperative's controlled burn could be seen from miles away on Saturday, Aug. 21. As the sun came up on Saturday morning, Aug. 21, preparations were underway for a controlled burn of no longer used obsolete buildings at Key Cooperative in Sully. The fire changed the skyline after over 65 years for at least one of the structures. For the most part, the event went as planned and no injuries were reported. Many hours of planning culminated with 17 fire departments in town providing equipment and men in town under the leadership of Fire Training Consultants from Humboldt. Assisting the Sully Fire Department were departments from Lynnville, Searsboro, Reasnor, New Sharon, Baxter, Deep River, Colfax, Newton, Barnes City, Malcom, Mingo, Hartwick, Kellogg, and Gilman. Also on the ground providing assistance were representatives from Mahaska County C.E.R.T, Jasper County EMA, Jasper County Sheriff’s Office, Poweshiek County EMA, Key Cooperative, Lacaeyse Pumping, and EWI. Spectators from near and far as well as from an airplane and drones came to watch the massive controlled burn that could be seen from over 30 miles away.