Power lines start grass fire

Published 11:50am Thursday, August 15, 2013

Power lines started a grass fire Wednesday near Dent, according to the Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office.

Lake Region Electric Cooperative in Pelican Rapids reported the fire at 4:08 p.m. The power company worked on power lines that sparked, causing the fire. The company tried to extinguish the fire, but Dent and Vergas fire departments were called in and were on the scene for about an hour to get the fire out.

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