Firefighters from seven different departments fought a grassland fire that covered up to four miles in length. Fire trucks totaled over twenty and firefighters over forty.
It’s unknown what started the fire, but the dryness, heat and winds were the ingredients of a monster fire. Large open grounds without roadways kept any natural stop points to help aid firefighters.
Simultaneously, firefighters in Butler County fought several other fires. Virtually every fire department in the county was involved in a firefight. Firefighters worked over three hours fighting the fire.
At this same time firefighters and EMS worked two serious auto accidents that occurred on the turnpike.
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