Lake Country fire along tracks quickly controlled

A grass fire along the railway tracks in Lake Country was quickly dowsed by fire fighters Monday. - Sean Connor/Capital News
A grass fire along the railway tracks in Lake Country was quickly dowsed by fire fighters Monday.
— image credit: Sean Connor/Capital News

A fire sprung up Monday, June 20,  just after 12 p.m. along the railway tracks in Lake Country.

The small grass fire, measuring 100 by 150 feet in diameter, was quickly brought under control by fire fighters.

The fire was north of the packinghouse in Lake Country, near Bottom Wood Lake Road.

"This was a hay field that is irrigated that aligns along the side where the fire was. It stopped it as a fire break," a fire fighter said at the scene.

"It obviously is human cuased. There was a train that was parked in the area. We're not sure if that was the cause."



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