Controlled grass burn near Beaver Creek gets out of control, requires fire department

The Beaver Creek Fire Department spent Sunday afternoon controlling a wildfire that charred a quarter section of ground northwest of Beaver Creek. According to the Rock County Sheriff’s Office, the call came in at 1:53 p.m. from Mike Gehrke, who said a controlled burn had gotten out of control. Crews remained on the scene for several hours and were assisted by farm equipment that provided a perimeter of dirt to contain the flames.

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