Sibley County Brush Fire Tuesday 08 May 13

The recent warm and dry weather has area firefighters issuing warnings about the increased danger of brush fires. Firefighters from Henderson responded to a brush fire in rural Sibley County at around 1 o’clock Tuesday afternoon. The blaze turned out to be a controlled burn that got out of control, and the fire was extinguished in about 20 minutes without any injuries. Authorities say it’s important to sweep around fire pits, have water handy, and to call the fire department immediately if a fire gets out of control.