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  • Writer's pictureBill Raines

Wildland Fire Burns 3 Acres on Mill Creek Road

MITCHELL - ( March 30,2022) - Marion Township Volunteer Fire Department was dispatched to a field fire at 1082 Millcreek road at 10:22.


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Fire was actually located behind 30 Sam's Road.


Firefighters arrived and found approximately 1 acre of open field on fire.


Squad 54 took the flank that was moving towards the wood line on the southern edge of the fire.


Due to the condition of the field crews were unable to use brush trucks on the Southern and Western edge of the fire and began fighting the fire with hand tools.

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Mitchell Fire was called to assist as was Shawswick Fire and US Forestry crews. Fire was brought under control and burnt approximately 3 acres in total. No injuries were reported during the fire.


No known cause for the fire as the reporting party had just returned and saw the fire and called 911.


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