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Hay catches fire near Mount Hope

  • The Wichita Eagle
  • Published Monday, July 22, 2013, at 7:39 a.m.

Dozens of hay bales caught fire early Monday morning near Mount Hope in northwest Sedgwick County, authorities said.

The fire was reported at 5:20 a.m. at K-96 and 101st Street North, a Sedgwick County dispatch supervisor said. One report said the fire involved 50 to 60 hay bales, she said.

Fire crews had extinguished the fire by 7 a.m. A cause has not yet been released.

Reach Stan Finger at 316-268-6437 or sfinger@wichitaeagle.com. Follow him on Twitter: @StanFinger.

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