April 26, 2017 - Brush Fire

April 26th at 7:30 pm MVFD was alerted to a small grass fire approximately 15 miles west of Marathon on the side of Hwy 90. Upon arrival responding units found the fire had been pretty well contained by passing motorists and Union Pacific personnel. MVFD mopped up and cleared scene at 8:06 pm. Cause of fire is suspected to be a carelessly discarded cigarette butt. Please dispose of cigarettes in a safe manner.