Grass fire reported north of Emporia

By Jessie Wagoner
Emporia Gazette – May 5, 2017

Photos by Jessie Wagoner. Click on each photo to view full-size.

A grass fire was reported near the Orchard, north of Emporia Friday.

At about 1:25 p.m., scanner traffic indicated a grass fire at 2173 Road N north of Emporia. Dispatch indicated the fire was a controlled burn which got out of control. About one acre was said to be on fire within 20 yards of a structure.

At 1:45 p.m., crews on scene indicated mutual aid could cancel.

The fire did re-kindle about an hour later, but it was again quickly put out.

 

Posted by Gwen Dorr Romine, KSFFA Webmaster
http://www.ksffa.com
KSFFA’s Fire News Blog Home Page

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