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UPDATE: Grass fire burns near church, trailer court in Sioux City

Posted: Updated: Sep 11, 2012 01:07 AM
SIOUX CITY, Iowa (KTIV) -

Dry weather and breezy conditions helped fuel a grass fire in Sioux City Monday night.

Fire rescue crews say they got the fire call at about 10:45 p.m., in the area of Outer Drive and 28th, on the northside of town.

No homes or businesses were in any serious danger but it took units from several different stations to knock down the flames.

As the dry weather continues to linger, officials say everyone needs to take an active role in preventing fires.

"Where it's really windy, we should probably not be doing any charcoal grilling or anything like that outside, especially when it's close to these type areas where we long native grasses growing and they're very dry, cause it doesn't take much to get a fire started," said Bradley Robinson, Assistant Fire Chief.

Crews had most of the fire out by a little after midnight.

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