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Grass fire contained with little damage

Mitchell fire officials said a controlled burn that went out of control was quickly contained Saturday. Mitchell Fire Department Capt. Steve Nedved said a grass fire about four miles south of Mitchell started as a controlled burn of a wood pile. ...

Mitchell fire officials said a controlled burn that went out of control was quickly contained Saturday.

Mitchell Fire Department Capt. Steve Nedved said a grass fire about four miles south of Mitchell started as a controlled burn of a wood pile. At about 4:28 p.m. Saturday, Mitchell and Ethan firefighters responded to the spreading fire, which Nedved said burned about three to four acres, but did no structural damage and caused no injuries. Firefighters had it contained in about an hour, he said.

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