Hot spots expected for days at site of brush fire

Hot spots expected for days at site of brushfire

7 February 2008

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USA — Smoke rose from hot spots still smolderingin the aftermath of a 25-acre brush fire.

Crews spent hours battling fire in the area of Baum Road on Wednesday andthey expect to fight hot spots for days, even weeks ahead.

Investigators say the fire started when flames from burning pallets hit grassand moved across the street and into Jason Baker’s farmland. He said most of theland had been cleared and was being turned over for planting.

One resident told 13News her neighbors are always burning pallets and shecouldn’t believe they’d do it on such a windy day.

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