BELOIT (WKOW) -- Officials say a 4th of July fireworks show sparked a brush fire in Beloit.
A captain with the Beloit Fire Department tells 27 News the fire burned several acres of grass in a field near the fireworks launch site.
The blaze spread across a fence, which made access difficult for firefighters attempting to put it out. With mutual aid from the town of Beloit's water truck, crews were eventually able to put the fire out within about 45 minutes.
Officials say fire crews did a controlled burn in the area where the fireworks were launched on Sunday, hoping to prevent an accidental fire, but the conditions were still too dry Wednesday.
No one was hurt.
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