Embers Reignite in Schnellville, Two Acres of Woods Burned


SCHNELLVILLE -- Around two acres of woods caught fire Monday afternoon near Schnellville.

It happened just before 3 p.m. in the 7,000 block of East SR 64.

Fire officials say ashes were dumped in the area on Saturday; and Monday’s gusty winds were able to fan the embers enough to reignite surrounding brush.

25 firefighters from two departments responded with 8 trucks and put the fire out.  No buildings were damaged and no one was hurt.

Fire crews were on the scene for about an hour.