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Large grassfire now under control

Posted: Sunday, March 22nd, 2009 at 2:41 pm

A large grassfire consumed several acres near 999 McGregor Drive west of Knoxville. Firefighters have the blaze under control, which had spread to federal property. The Knoxville Township Fire Department, Pleasantville Fire Department and Columbia Township Fire Department all responded to the scene along with the Marion County Sheriff’s Department. This is the 28th grassfire in Marion County in the past seven days.