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Another multiple yard waste fire occurs due to careless neighbor in Mexico

Posted on Tuesday, March 9, 2021 at 10:34 am

On Monday, March 8, 2021 at approximately 3:05PM, the Mexico Public Safety Department responded to the 2100 block of S Clark in reference to grass fire.  Responding personnel found that a resident had been burning yard waste earlier in the day and left, believing the fire was out.  The fire then spread through three yards, burning grass, brush, and a tree.  MPSD extinguished the fire with no injuries and no other property damaged.