Brush Fire Destroys Hay Worth Thousands

Brush Fire Destroys Hay Worth Thousands

14 January 2012

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USA — Firefighters from multiple departments battled a brush fire Saturday afternoon near Walnut Hill that destroyed thousands of dollars worth of hay.

Only a few acres were consumed by the fire, but about 125 large round bales of hay worth at least $6,000 burned. The cause of the fire was not immediately known.

The fire was off Highway 164 west of Highway 97. No injuries were reported.

The Walnut Hill, McDavid, Century and Molino stations of Escambia Fire Rescue and the Florida Division of Forestry responded to the blaze. It took about two hours to bring the fire under control.

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