Fire Burns Hundreds Of Acres Near Harrah


Sunday, February 28th 2016, 4:08 pm
By: News 9


Firefighters from 11 fire departments battled a large grass fire Sunday afternoon near Harrah.

The fire burned about 200 acres of land and threatened multiple structures.

Officials requested the Forestry Service to bring an air tanker to soak the fire. 

The Lincoln County Emergency Management office said the fire was started by a person burning trash in a barrel. It is illegal to burn household trash where trash pickup services are available. 

The agency said it will look into possible charges.

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