Several Grass Fires Over Weekend

Date 2014/3/17 8:43:40 | Topic: Fires

Area fire departments battled several grass fires Saturday and Saturday night.

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Two of the larger fires were east and northeast of Tindall. An estimated 40 to 50 acres of grass and timber burned along Northeast 18th Avenue south of Northeast 80th Street late Saturday afternoon.

Firefighters were on the scene more than 90 minutes.

An estimated 40 to 50 acres of grass burned late Saturday night just north of Routes Y and O. Firefighters were at that blaze about 2 hours.

Members of the Grundy County Rural and Spickard Fire Departments fought those 2 blazes. Each department had 4 fire calls during the day and night.

No injuries and no structural damage were reported.



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