Watertown Fire Rescue makes quick work of grass fire along Interstate 29

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November 1, 2021

Mike Tanner

WATERTOWN, S.D.–Watertown Fire Rescue was called out to a grass fire along Interstate 29 Sunday night.

The fire, just before 6 p.m., was in a ditch near mile marker 177 of I-29.

Fire crews arrived to find the fire, about 125 feet and 15 feet, burning in the west ditch.

They had the fire extinguished in short order, and were on the scene for only about 10 minutes.