Portion of Highway 275 in Cuming County closed briefly due to fire

Beemer, Wisner communities affected by rapidly advancing fire.
A portion of Highway 275 is closed due to fires
Published: Oct. 23, 2022 at 5:25 PM CDT|Updated: Oct. 23, 2022 at 7:19 PM CDT
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BEEMER, Neb. (WOWT) - A fire shut down both directions of a highway Sunday evening in Cuming County near the towns of Beemer and Wisner.

The Nebraska Department of Transportation announced Sunday afternoon that U.S. 275 was closed in both directions between Wisner and Beemer because of a fire. As of 6:30pm the stretch of highway had reopened.

Officials say the fire is moving quickly and to avoid the area.