Firefighters Work To Put Out Grassfire Near Newcastle

Monday, February 6th 2012, 5:15 pm
By: News 9

Newcastle firefighters are working to extinguish a large controlled grassfire burning along the west edge of the river north of N.E. 24th Street.

Firefighters from Tuttle and Bridge Creek also have been called out to assist. The fire was originally a controlled burn but firefighters worried it may become out of control, so decided to put it out.

SkyNews 9 is on the scene. Stay with for further updates.