Fire destroys 50 acres of wheat near Ogallala
No injuries were reported in a grass fire north of Ogallala at 12:03 a.m. Friday.
OGALLALA - No injuries were reported in a grass fire north of Ogallala at 12:03 a.m. Friday.
The Ogallala Volunteer Fire Department says a lightning strike from a late-night non-severe thunderstorm started the blaze and burned approximately 50 acres of standing wheat.
The fire was put out by 4:30 a.m.
OVFD responded with a command truck and three brush trucks. Brule, Paxton, Grant, Big Springs and Madrid also responded to the scene.