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Fire caused by fireworks burns 250 acres north of Litchfield, Minn.

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LITCHFIELD -- An estimated 250 acres of slough, grass and wooded area was destroyed by fire Friday night and Saturday off Meeker County Road 34 in Harvey Township.

Five fire departments battled the fire, which was said to have been caused by fireworks.

The fire was reported at 9:45 p.m. Friday, according to a release from the Meeker County Sheriff's Office.

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