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FIREFIGHTERS BATTLE MASSIVE FIELD BLAZE NEAR ANTHON (Update)

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WOODBURY COUNTY FIREFIGHTERS SPENT SUNDAY AFTERNOON BATTLING A MASSIVE FIELD FIRE NEAR ANTHON.

THE FIRE WAS FIRST REPORTED AROUND 12:30PM NEAR THE 2300 BLOCK OF LUCAS AVENUE.

STRONG WINDS AND DRY CONDITIONS SWEPT THE FIRE THROUGH THE COUNTRYSIDE NORTHWEST OF ANTHON.

AUTHORITIES SAY NO HOMES WERE DAMAGED, BUT FARM EQUIPMENT, UTILITY POLES AND SEVERAL CORN FIELDS BURNED.

R-E-C CREWS ARE WORKING TO REPLACE THE DAMAGED POWER POLES.

NO INJURIES WERE REPORTED.

Updated 9:35am 10/12/20

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WOODBURY COUNTY FIREFIGHTERS SPENT SUNDAY AFTERNOON BATTLING A MASSIVE FIELD FIRE NEAR ANTHON.

THE FIRE WAS FIRST REPORTED AROUND 12:30PM NEAR THE 2300 BLOCK OF LUCAS AVENUE.

STRONG WINDS AND DRY CONDITIONS SWEPT THE FIRE THROUGH THE COUNTRYSIDE.

ELECTRICITY WAS TURNED OFF AT 210TH AND LEE AVENUE AROUND 4:15PM AS THE FIRE SPREAD NORTHWEST OF ANTHON.

NO INJURIES HAD BEEN REPORTED AS OF 4:45PM.

Photos by Woodbury County Emergency Management