Local Fire Departments Being Asked To Help Battle Fire Near Oakland City

mapOakland City (NNDC) – At about 5:00PM all Dubois County fire departments are being asked to help with manpower and equipment to help battle a more than 50-acre woods fire near Oakland City.

Huntingburg firefighters were already on the scene in a deep wooded area off of East 250 South near Oakland City. The fire started earlier today.

Since 5:00PM local fire departments we know of that have responded with both manpower and equipment included 4AWD vehices are Huntingburg, Jasper, Ireland, Holland, Schnellville, Haysville, St Anthony and Dubois. Holland fire units and others in Dubois County are on standby covering Pike County as Pike County fire crews were among the first to aid Oakland City crews earlier today.

No word yet on how it started.

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