VERNON TWP., Ohio (WKBN) – Firefighters say improper burning is to blame for a large brush fire in Vernon Township Tuesday afternoon.
It happened around 2 p.m. in the 6700 block of Beach Smith Road.
Burghill Vernon Fire Chief George Snyder says about 7 acres of a heavily wooded area burned in the fire.
The fire happened at a time when outdoor open burning is prohibited under the statewide burn ban.
Firefighters from Burghill Vernon, Johnston, Brookfield, Fowler, Orangeville and Kinsman all responded to the scene.
No one was hurt.