McPherson County crews help with Rice County grass fire

By Chris Swick
February 08, 2016

McPherson County fire crews assisted in battling a large grass fire Sunday afternoon in the southeast part of Rice County that was spread along by high winds.

The fire broke out near Avenue V in Rice County, about 10 miles north of Hutchinson about 1:45 p.m. and spread quickly to Avenue T and 29thRoad. KWCH reports it was brought under control within a few hours and that no damage to structures or injuries were reported.

Crews from Inman, Windom and Canton joined others from Reno and Rice Counties in battling the blaze.