Rekindling leads to minor grass fire north of Emporia Saturday Featured

Rekindling leads to minor grass fire north of Emporia Saturday KVOE File Photo

Emporia Fire crews were toned out for a reported brush fire just after 8:30 pm Saturday.

The fire was reported at 1139 Road L, roughly 7 miles north of Emporia on Kansas Highway 99.  According to a press release from the Emporia Fire Department, the fire was the cause of an unattended rekindle from a previous fire in the same area.  

Fire crews had the fire extinguished quickly upon arrival.  Details on the amount of land scorched by the rekindle is not currently available.  

The Emporia Fire Department reminds residents to fully ensure any fire is fully extinguished and to be aware of weather conditions to ensure wind does not restart a fire.   

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Last modified on Sunday, 14 April 2019 06:49

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