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Firefighters Extinguish Blaze Near Morgan-Monroe State Forest

Last updated on Wednesday, August 8, 2012

(UNDATED) - Three fire departments and the Department of Natural Resources put out field fires near the Morgan-Monroe State Forest Tuesday afternoon.

Fire crews were called to the area along Old State Road 37 around 1:17 p.m.

There were three small areas burning, and two of the field fires burned together, fire officials said.

Crews were able to get the fire out. About 2 1/2 acres total burned.

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