Afternoon grass fire under control

Afternoon grass fire under control
Georgia Forestry Unit and AFD worked to put out the grass fire. (Source: WALB)
Georgia Forestry Unit and AFD worked to put out the grass fire. (Source: WALB)
Grass fire by old Merck Plant (Source: WALB)
Grass fire by old Merck Plant (Source: WALB)

ALBANY, GA (WALB) - A collaborated effort between the Georgia Forestry Unit and Albany Firefighters helping control a grass fire from spreading Wednesday afternoon.

This happened at the old Merck Plant on Radium Springs Road.

The call came in around 11:53 a.m.

The Forestry Unit was on scene by 12:10 p.m. and the fire was under control approximately ten minutes later.

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