Grass Fire!

Our son Samuel is autistic but verbal. He said there was fire he smelled smoke. My hubby told him our neighbor was grilling. He kept doing his “Alarm Sound” so hubby got up and looked and sure enough we saw approx four foot flames by the road at our fence!

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Scott was already headed out the door to get a closer look. I was so scared the skid steer and two trailers that a guy is parking in our pasture would burn up. As he was waiting for the fire dept he called me to get one of the boys to bring him a shovel and a rake. Here are some pics he took.

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I got out there about the same time the first fire truck got here.

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See how close it got to the trailer!

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And it’s out! Turns out what happened was a guy had a friend of his pull a car to his place. The tire was flat and the vibration not only caught the tire on fire but made the whole rim come off and it and the firey tire rolled into our fence catching the thick dead brush on fire. That was the tall flames we saw at first. The wind was heading the right way and it hit some short dead gras so it was only creeping along by the time they got here.
Things could have gone so different. Thank God everything turned out good.

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