Five Departments Battle Central Nebraska Wildfire

By: AP Email
By: AP Email

Authorities say firefighters have extinguished a wildfire that blackened nearly a half square mile of fields in central Nebraska.

The fire broke out Wednesday about five miles west of Merna, in Custer County.

Custer County emergency manager Shawn Owens says no structures were damaged. No injuries have been reported.

Firefighters from five departments fought the flames.

The fire cause is being investigated.

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