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Seward County Fire Extinguish Semi Truck Hay Fire

KSCB News - September 27, 2019 3:27 pm

On Friday 9-27-19 at 9:00am Seward County Fire Department was dispatched to a vehicle fire on highway 83 North of Road 7. Units arrived on scene to find a oversized load of hay on fire including the semi. Units extinguished the semi and continued to work on the hay until heavy equipment arrived on the scene to assist. Highway 83 was closed in both directions for approximately three hours. Seward County Fire Department responded with 2 engines, 2 attack trucks, 2 tankers, 9 firefighters, and 2 chief officers. The department was assisted by Seward County Sheriff’s Office, Kansas Highway Patrol, and KDOT. No injuries were reported.


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