Clean Up Fire Destroys a 150 Acers of Land

Strong wind caused fire to spread

A controlled cleanup fire in Barnesville results in two fire departments responding.

A person was burning away old wood and cleaning up this area on 170th Street South when a strong wind caused the fire to spread.

Barnesville and Hawley Fire Departments worked for nearly an hour to put the fire out.

150 acres of land are now damaged.

Soon after crews responded, another fire broke out on the same street.

There were no injuries.