Rice Lake Grass Fire Affects 10 Acres

By KBJR News 1

May 17, 2013 Updated May 17, 2013 at 9:39 PM CDT

Rice Lake, MN (NNCNOW.com) - Strong winds caused a grass fire on Rice Lake road to get out of control late this afternoon.

The nearly 10 acre fire started by a storage building but fire officials were able to contain the fire away from the building and work around it.

The DNR responded with their helicopter to help contain it.

Neighbors reported the fire around 4 this afternoon.

Posted to the web by Kati Anderson.
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