Fire reported south of Wayne

Wayne Volunteer Fire Department responded to a fire 8 1/4 miles south of Wayne off Highway 15 Wednesday afternoon.

Flames from a trash fire spread to surrounding grass, and then to cornstalks under a semi-trailer. Eventually, the fire destroyed the semi-trailer, a box trailer and car trailer located in the area. Wayne Fire Chief Phil Monahan estimates the damage at approximately $10,000.

The call was received just before 3 p.m. and firefighters were on scene until approximately 5 p.m.

The Providence Medical Center ambulance crew also responded to scene. No one was injured in the incident.

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