Two people injured in Harvey County grass fire

March 27, 2019 - 11:41 pm

Two people are recovering following a grass fire in Harvey County.  It began just before 2:30 p.m. Wednesday afternoon in the 5,000 block of north Hoover Road, northwest of Newton.

Chief Russ Buller with Hesston Fire and EMS says, when crews from multiple agencies arrived, debris on the ground was already on fire, with flames spreading to a nearby shed.

"Wind conditions have added to the complications of the fire attack," said Chief Buller.

KSN News reports that the people who were injured have been released from the hospital.  A cause of the fire remains under investigation.

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