Lights and Sirens

Ireton Fire Department Puts Out Grass Fire

Ireton, Iowa — The Ireton Fire Department was called out for a fire on Sunday, April 14, 2019, near Ireton.

According to Ireton Fire Chief Richard Steckelberg, about 4:25 p.m., the Ireton Fire Department was called to the report of a grass fire at 2310 440th Street, two and a half miles north and just short of a mile west of Ireton.

The chief says the fire department saw grass on fire as they approached the scene, and they put it out with water.

Steckelberg says no injuries were reported. He says a trash fire had gotten out of hand and starting burning switchgrass. Chief Steckelberg reports the damage was limited to the grass.

He says the fifteen firefighters who responded were on scene for about a half hour.

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