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Brush fire near Harrisburg destroys about 100 acres

(Source: Saline County Sheriff's Office) (Source: Saline County Sheriff's Office)
(Source: Saline County Sheriff's Office) (Source: Saline County Sheriff's Office)
(Source: Saline County Sheriff's Office) (Source: Saline County Sheriff's Office)
HARRISBURG, IL (KFVS) -

A large brush fire near Harrisburg, Ill. brought six fire departments to the scene on Monday.

The Harrisburg Fire Department was the first on the scene, but then requested more aid from Carrier Mills and Eldorado fire departments to fight the blaze.

It is estimated that the fire affected over 100 acres of mainly grass fields but was also a threat to neighboring crop fields.

Also assisting in fighting the blaze was the Stonefort, New Burnside and Williamson County Fire Protection Districts.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

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