Jamestown Fire Department responds to backyard grass fire

Firefighters were on the scene for 11 minutes at a backyard grass fire in northeast Jamestown.

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The Jamestown Fire Department was called to a report of a backyard grass fire in northeast Jamestown Monday afternoon, according to Grant Christianson, fire inspection officer for the department.

The fire was reported at 322 13th Ave. NE at about 12:35 p.m. Four fire trucks and 23 firefighters responded.

The fire caused no damage to structures and was extinguished in 11 minutes at which time firefighters returned to base. Warm ashes left from a bonfire the previous evening were thought to be the cause of the fire, Christianson said.

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