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Fire season starts for the Lind Department


Last updated 7/19/2018 at Noon

Adams County Fire Protection District No. 2 responded to fires on July 14 and July 17.

On Saturday, July 14, ACFPD No. 2 responded to a stubble wheat fire at around 5 p.m. on Lind-Warden and Roxboro roads.

Lind Fire Chief Kevin Starring said the blaze burned about 40 acres of stubble and 50-60 acres of standing wheat. He added the fire had also damaged some sagebrush.

He noted there were eight trucks on the scene and crews were able to bring the fire under control.

Starring explained the fire started after a tractor hit a rock and caused a spark. He cautioned farmers mowing fields to p...

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