CRYSTAL FALLS—On Wednesday, April 4, Iron County Central Dispatch received a report of a grass fire on property at 141 Bloomquist Road in Iron River Township.
The West Iron County Fire Department was dispatched to the fire and quickly gained control and extinguished the blaze before it could get established in a nearby pine stand.
An outbuilding and two older model cars located in an open field area were extensively damaged before fire department personnel arrived.
The fire was put out before it got to a farm house and a hay barn located on the property.
Deputies from the Iron County Sheriff’s Office were requested to assist West Iron Fire Department in investigating the fire. It was determined that the fire appears to be accidental in nature.