Grass fire reported Wednesday afternoon

Emporia Gazette – March 23, 2017


A grass fire was reported in the extreme northeast corner of Lyon County Wednesday afternoon.


At 2:10 p.m. Wednesday, scanner traffic indicated a grass fire near the intersection of Road 390 and Road Y, which is burning along the Kansas Turnpike north of the U.S. Highway 56 exit. 


Dispatch indicated the fire started when a controlled burn got out of control. Miller Fire was dispatched to the scene. The size of the fire is unknown at this time.


Crews were on scene for more than an hour before scanner traffic indicated the fire was out at 3:35 p.m. Wednesday.