Sections

Weather Forecast

Close
Advertisement
Smoke from a grass fire covered the area behind 8591 Geneva Avenue Tuesday afternoon. (Bulletin photo by Toni Lambert)

Grass fire, wind confront firefighters

Email

Firefighters from Cottage Grove and St. Paul Park battled a grass fire and the wind today at about 2:45 p.m. behind the residence at 8591 Geneva Avenue in Cottage Grove.

The fire, which covered 4 to 5 acres, was described as an "illegal burn," by Cottage Grove Deputy Fire Chief Al Beasley.

Blowing from the south-southwest at 20 mph, the wind was gusting close to 30 mph, leaving firefighters with hot spots to control throughout the burn area.

Get the full story
Subscribe or Log In

Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement