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Prairie Fires Near Dixon, Iowa

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Strong winds, contributed to the strength of three field fires near Dixon, Iowa, at least one was caused by a homeowner burning prairie grass.
     
The wind pushed the fire into a neighboring corn field.
     
The New Liberty fire department says the fire burned a swath through the field, threatening more prairie grass and a buried pipeline.
     
Fire crews were able to put the fire out before serious damage was done.

 

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