Seward County Fire Quickly Extinguish Blaze

Joe Denoyer - April 18, 2018 9:59 am

Seward County Fire Rescue was dispatched around 420pm yesterday to a grass fire at Hwy 54 and ROAD x, east of Kismet. Units arrived on scene with a rapid rate of spread fire that jumped the tracks and continued north east. Local farmers arrived quickly with tractors and discs and contained the fire. Josh Dixon was dispatched for air support, the fire quickly contained at less then 100 acres. Plains Fire assisted with the fire. Units spent numerous hours mopping up about 1 mile of railroad tracks that were burning. Cause of the fire appears to be roadside.

 

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