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Authorities Investigating Cause of Several Fires along Wolf Creek RR Tracks

Authorities were investigating the cause of several small fires that broke out along the railroad tracks in the Wolf Creek area last weekend.

On Sunday afternoon, Rural Metro Fire Department assisted the Wolf Creek Rural Fire Protection District with extinguishing the railroad fires.

Rural Metro officials said there were at least a dozen railroad ties burning as well as a 1/10th of an acre spot fire burning in nearby vegetation. Access to the fires was off the 100-block of Warner Road.

By late afternoon, all the fires were contained and crews were engaged in mop-up operations.

The cause of the fires had not been disclosed as of Monday.
Posted on 3/19/24 5:14AM by Sam Marsh