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Grass fire burns old homestead and 200 acres in McKenzie County

The McKenzie County Emergency Manager said this fire burned 200 acres of mostly cropland and an...
The McKenzie County Emergency Manager said this fire burned 200 acres of mostly cropland and an old homestead.(Karolyn Jappe)
Published: Apr. 11, 2021 at 4:34 PM CDT
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MCKENZIE COUNTY, N.D. (KFYR) - Another grass fire started Saturday afternoon south of Alexander.

Crews from Alexander, Arnegard and Watford City Fire Departments responded just after 4:15 p.m.

McKenzie County Emergency Manager Karolyn Jappe said this fire burned 200 acres of mostly cropland and an old homestead.

Jappe said more than 10 farmers and ranchers also helped put out the fire.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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