District 5 fire crews make quick work of grass fire near Interstate 35 Featured

District 5 fire crews make quick work of grass fire near Interstate 35 KVOE News File Photo

Lyon County District 5 Firefighters and Lyon County deputies were called to Interstate 35 mile marker 140 for a reported grass fire Sunday evening.

Crews were toned out shortly before 7:30 pm to the vicinity, roughly 10 miles east of Emporia, and upon arrival discovered three separate hot spots according to Lyon County Deputy Eric Williams.  Williams tells KVOE News all told the fire scorched less than an acre before crews had it under control.  

Traffic was not disrupted on the interstate as a result of the fire and no injuries were reported. The cause of the fire is currently under investigation. 

Stay with KVOE, KVOE.com and KVOE social media for more updates as they become available.  

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Last modified on Monday, 20 January 2020 04:26