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Grass Fire Burns Approximately 200 Acres

A rural grass fire was reported on the east side of Nebraska Highway 4 outside of Lewiston.  Fire departments from Burchard, Pawnee City and Filley were called to the grass fire Tuesday afternoon.

The fire started on the east side of Nebraska Highway 4 outside of Lewiston and moved south.  The fire crossed the dirt road 610 Avenue. An estimated 200 acres burned before the blaze was contained at approximately 4:30.

The cause of the fire is unknown.  Firefighters said the lack of precipitation means the possibilities of grass fires remain.

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