Grass fire season

grass fire
A Foreston firefighter beats an approaching grass fire with a broom as he works to keep the fire spreading from a field to a back yard of a residence on Tuesday, April 15 along 80th Street, southeast of Foreston. The Foreston Fire Department was called to 15498 80th Street at about 5 p.m. on April 15 on a report of a running grass fire. The fire spread across multiple properties. Firefighters from the department were on scene for more than an hour as they fought the fire on foot and with a grass rig.
Times photo by Jeffrey Hage