Seven Departments Respond to Wild Land Fire

Hay3The fire started alongside the turnpike.  By the time it was extinguished, seven departments were involved in the firefight.

Moderate winds coupled with tall and dense grassland hampered firefighters.

Two homes were endangered, but fire trucks were stationed at each house and they weren’t damaged.  Livestock was also endangered, but no injuries to them.

Approximately 200 acres burned along with approximately 50 round bales.

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