Crews Respond to Several Grass Fires Sunday

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

There were a handful of grass fires in Sequoyah County Sunday (Feb. 16).

Authorities said 3 acres burned on South Paw Paw Road in Roland Sunday afternoon.

Roland Fire Chief James Edwards said a family was burning brush when the fire got away from them due to extremely windy conditions. Edwards said no one was hurt in that fire. 

Crews also responded to a large grass fire in the Liberty area, just off Old Remy. Authorities said about 20 acres burned in that fire.

A small metal structure burned in Roland around 6 Sunday night. Authorities said no one was hurt in that fire either.