Summit grass fire took hours to contain

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SUMMIT — On Saturday, the Western Lakes, Okauchee, Eagle, Wales and Sullivan fire departments responded to a grass fire in Summit, which took over two hours to put out.

At one point, firefighters had to close Highway 67 because of smoke after the fire circled around and headed back to the staging area where all the fire trucks were parked.

Highway 67 (Summit Avenue) was closed between Genesee Road and N. Griffith Road. The time of the call was 2:45 p.m. and the fire was deemed under control just after 4 p.m.



Lisa Drew

Lisa has a bachelor’s degree in Business Management that she got from Cincinnati Christian University, where she graduated in 2008. After she graduated, she moved to Atlanta - Georgia and immediately started working as a human resource administrator. Now, she writes news stories for the Business & Financials, breaking news sections.


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