Warmer weather returns, so does grass fire danger

WIBW – April 25, 2018

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The return of warmer spring weather, had local crews battling the return of grass fires.

A grass fire in Jackson County, just west of Hoyt burned more than 400 acres.

Sheriff Tim Morse told 13 NEWS, it was likely an act of arson and not a controlled burn.

Jackson County authorities were able to get the fire under control.

Blue Township Fire tweeted they were battling an out of control grass fire in the 6,000 block of Hopkins Creek Road and Lake Elbo Road.

Crews told 13 NEWS they cleared the scene around 9:45 p.m. Monday.

Blue Township said the St. George and Wamego Fire Departments helped them fight the flames.

 

Posted by Gwen Dorr Romine, KSFFA Webmaster
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