Fire Burns Field NW Of Chadron

CHADRON – Farm equipment is blamed for a 15.2-acre fire Sunday afternoon on private land 10 miles northwest of Chadron.

Units from both the Chadron Volunteer Fire Department and the U-S Forest Service responded to the Star Wildfire, which was reported about 1:30.

Meanwhile, a quick response Saturday by federal firefighters held a wildfire about 19-miles west-northwest of Pringle to just one acre.

The Schenk Fire was reported little after 3:30 and listed as 100% controlled about 8:15.