Saturday, June 23rd, 2012
Photo by Mark Pummell
Dry conditions have sparked numerous field fires in Mercer County this past week. This wheat field southeast of the intersection of Fleetfoot and state Route 119 caught fire earlier this week.
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Ongoing hot, dry weather is giving farmers and firefighters a rough time. More than a dozen mostly wheat field and ditch fires have been reported in Mercer County this week, the 911 log shows. None have been reported so far in . . .
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