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Firefighters respond to fast-moving blaze near Sunburg

Sunburg firefighters battle a stubborn grass fire Friday west of Sunburg that tore through tall grass and shrubs in a wildlife area, as well as farm fields that had corn stubble. Two farm sites were in the path of the fire. Firefighters from Sunburg, Brooten, Pennock and New London were at the scene. The Sunburg ambulance was also called to assist. One firefighter was seen coughing and vomiting near the fire as thick smoke enveloped the area. Tribune photo by Carolyn Lange

SUNBURG - Sunburg firefighters battle a stubborn grass fire Friday west of Sunburg that tore through tall grass and shrubs in a wildlife area, as well as farm fields that had corn stubble. Two farm sites were in the path of the fire. Firefighters from Sunburg, Brooten, Pennock and New London were at the scene.

The Sunburg ambulance was also called to assist. One firefighter was seen coughing and vomiting near the fire as thick smoke enveloped the area. Tribune photo by Carolyn Lange

Carolyn Lange

A reporter for more than 30 years, Carolyn Lange covers regional news with the West Central Tribune.

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