Several departments assist with grass fire north of Astoria

Fire Departments from Astoria, Toronto, Brandt and Gary fight a grass fire north of Astoria.

The Deuel County Sheriff’s Department says crews were dispatched at about 2:15 Tuesday afternoon to the fire at 484 Avenue and 190th Street.

The Sheriff’s Office says a burn barrel got out of control and the fire spread into brush, crossed 190th St and spread into more brush.

The Deuel County Ambulance, Deuel County Emergency Management, Deuel County Sheriff’s Office and South Dakota Highway Patrol also responded.

The Sheriff’s Office says Olsen Custom Farms also brought in equipment and helped fight the fire.


November 2, 2022