Woods Fire Near Edinburg

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EDINBURG, Miss.–A woods fore was reported on Midway Rd. near Edinburg Friday night about 10 p.m.

Once several volunteer firefighters arrived on scene, it was reported that the fire was small enough to possibly be fought with a small fire truck. Just a minute later it was determined however, that the Mississippi Forestry Commission would need to send special equipment to help fight the fire.

It was unclear from radio traffic when Forestry arrived.

Dry conditions kept firefighters in central Mississippi busy all weekend fighting numerous grass and woods fires.