Grass fire destroys barn; 160 acres go up in flames

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Logan County fire crews were back in action with a grass fire. This time, fire crews were sent to Meridian on Tuesday afternoon.

Grass FireThe Guthrie Fire Department was toned out at 1:42 p.m. to help assist the Meridian Fire Department. Once on the scene, fire crews immediately asked for added mutual assistance.

The fire began in the northwest corner of College and Indian Meridian Road.

By the time the fire was under control at around 3 p.m., 160 acres had burned up. The fire was an estimated quarter-mile wide and a mile long.

Although no official report has been given, one barn and one vehicle appear to be had destroyed. Another outdoor building suffered damage.

Along with Logan County fire departments, Edmond, Oak Cliff and Perkins fire departments responded.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.


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