Grass fire near Merrill burned close to two homes

MERRILL - Firefighters quickly put out a grass fire near Merrill Saturday afternoon. The Merrill Fire Department got a report of a grass fire threatening two homes in the Town of Scott near Merrill around 1:00pm.

About a half an acre was on fire with one to two foot flames. Winds were light at the time of the fire.

The fire spread from a pile of scrap lumber being burned by the people who lived there.

Full story: WJFW

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