Debris causes problems in putting out grass fire near Augusta - WQOW TV: Eau Claire, WI NEWS18 News, Weather, and Sports

Debris causes problems in putting out grass fire near Augusta

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BRIDGE CREEK (WQOW) - In Eau Claire County, three firefighters were taken to the hospital Friday.

They were treated for heat exhaustion fighting a grass fire near Augusta. A neighbor was also reportedly hospitalized after having trouble breathing.

About an acre-and-a-half was destroyed.  Large amounts of debris caught fire, which made the fire much more difficult to combat.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation. 

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