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Wednesday, February 06, 2013 8:09 PM

Photo by Bobby Burch/The Ottawa Herald


Dave Gibbs, Lincoln-Ottawa-Harrison Township fire chief, observes a grass fire 1 p.m. Tuesday near 4821 Louisiana Terrace, as members of the Centropolis Township Fire Department combat the blaze. The fire destroyed about four acres of property, Gibbs estimated.

Chief: Fire a warning amid dry conditions

By BOBBY BURCH, Herald Staff Writer

Firefighters from Centropolis and Lincoln-Ottawa-Harrison Township fire departments quickly extinguished a grass fire Tuesday afternoon that destroyed about four acres in northern Franklin County, a local fire department official said.

But that doesn’t mean the fire danger is gone.

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