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Primrose firemen battle hay fire

Primrose firemen battle hay bale fire.Primrose Volunteer Fire Department spent several hours battling a hay bale fire Wednesday evening, March 24, at the intersection of Ridge Road and Highway 91, north of Primrose.

Round hay bales on a semi tractor-trailer had caught fire. Neighboring farmers used tractors to remove the bales from the trailer and spread them out so firemen could extinguish the flames.

The fire sent a cloud of smoke across Highway 91. Boone County Sheriff’s Department provided traffic control.