Discing sparks dry slough fire
JRFD Fire Chief Ben Maulding said the department was called to the grass fire by Stutsman County Communications Center at 11:45 a.m. Wednesday. Maulding said two workers were discing a dry slough when one of the discs hit a rock and a spark started the fire. He said the two workers cleared the area around the slough and contained the fire to about 2 acres.
Maulding said the fire was located in field about 1 mile south of Jamestown Regional Medical Center.The JRFD had 11 firefighters and five units respond to the fire and were on scene for about 45 minutes. There were no injuries.