Grass Fire Reported South of Mandan Sunday
The warmer weather is welcomed but with the warmer temperatures, come the dry conditions combined with the wind come the danger of grass fires.
With a little luck, the area has a chance of rain on Monday and Tuesday, but according to KFYR-TV, the dry conditions resulted in a grass fire, South of Mandan Sunday. ( May 6)
The fire was reported along Highway 1806, and came uncomfortably close to area homes. The fire was reported around 3 p.m. Smoke could be seen from the downtown area.
The Mandan Rural Fire Department fought the fire for a couple of hours as residents set up sprinkler systems in their yard to wet the area down.
The all clear was set about 5 but the residents still kept their yard hoses near-by and their sprinkler systems on through the late afternoon.