Crews fighting grass fire southwest of Augusta

AUGUSTA, Kansas – Fire crews battled several grass fires near Augusta Monday.

The largest fire was at Santa Fe Lake Road and Southwest 170th Street near Augusta.  It started around 3 p.m.

Crews were able to get the fire under control in about an hour.

No buildings were damaged in the fire. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language, racial slurs or consistent name calling will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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