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Target Shooting Accident Causes Fire

FireA target shooting accident Saturday afternoon south of Russell caused a large grass fire.

A recent law enforcement report states at 5:53 PM Saturday, a call was received from a man at 3343 186th Street advising he was out target shooting and set the grass on fire. He said the fire was rather large and it was close to some buildings.

Several other calls were received advising of the large grass fire as well.

Rural Fire District 5, Russell Grant and Russell County EMS responded.

The fire was extinguished.

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