Grass fire

A fire sprung up Monday, just after 12 p.m. along the railway tracks in Lake Country.

A fire sprung up Monday,  just after 12 p.m. along the railway tracks in Lake Country.

The small grass fire, measuring 100 by 150 feet in diameter, was quickly brought under control by fire fighters.

The fire was north of the packinghouse near Bottom Wood Lake Road.

This was a hay field that is irrigated that aligns along the side where the fire was. “It stopped it as a fire break,” a fire fighter said at the scene.

“It obviously is human caused. There was a train that was parked in the area. We’re not sure if that was the cause.”