Two Brushfires Burn Around Area - FOX 18 Quad Cities News and Weather

Two Brushfires Burn Around Area

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Firefighters say the dry air may have helped a few brush fires in the area get out of control today.
Bettendorf and LeClaire firefighters put out a fire near the I-80 rest area.
Maintenance workers were burning brush when the flames spread and got out of control.

Donahue fire crews worked to put out another brush fire on the 2400 block of 115th Avenue.          
The homeowner was burning grass when the fire moved to his barn.
Officials said that people should not burn brush when winds are more than five miles per hour and that if it is windy to try to back burn which means burn against the wind. 


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