Rural Saline County man loses estimated $900 in hay bale fire

By Leslie Eikleberry
Salina Post – August 14, 2018

Photo by Saline County Sheriff’s Department

A rural Saline County man is out an estimated $900 after 18 hay bales caught fire during a thunderstorm Monday afternoon.

Saline County Sheriff Roger Soldan said this morning that emergency personnel were called to the 4000 block of East Cloud approximately 2:58 p.m. Monday for the report of a hay bale fire. The fire was contained to 18 bales owned by John Thelander. Total loss was estimated at $900.

Soldan said a lightning strike is believed to have started the fire.


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