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Yet another field fire breaks out amid Red Flag Warning

Posted by wlpo on October 19, 2015

For the third time in five days, the Leonore Fire Department has been called to handle a field fire.

The latest call came in at 11:30 Monday morning along North 16th Road, south of Leonore. A mutual aid call for help was put out to Grand Ridge, Lostant, Tonica and Wenona Fire Departments.

On Saturday, about five acres burnt during a field fire while nearly 70 acres were scorched in a fire last Thursday.

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