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Tires lead to grass fire in highway median

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The Lafayette County Fire Department says tires fell off an 18-wheeler truck, causing sparks to ignite grass in the median.

Posted: Jan. 25, 2018 10:17 AM

LAFAYETTE COUNTY, Miss. (WTVA) – It took firefighters about an hour to put out fires in the Highway 6 East median in Lafayette County.

The Lafayette County Fire Department says tires fell off an 18-wheeler truck, causing sparks to ignite grass in the median.

One firefighter said they finished about 5:34 p.m.

There were no injuries.

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