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Knoxville Rural Responds to Grass Fire

Posted: Tuesday, November 29th, 2011 at 2:56 pm
Author: KNIA/KRLS News-Aaron Gernes

No injuries were reported after a grass fire broke out near the intersection of Highway 14 and Kennedy Street Tuesday afternoon. The Knoxville Township Fire Department responded to a report of a grass fire that was out of control at 1210 Highway 14 at about 2:20pm on Tuesday. When KNIA/KRLS News arrived at the scene, there appeared to be three or four patches of grass on fire in a ditch area. The Knoxville Township Fire Department and Marion County Sheriff’s Deputies got the fire under control quickly.