Fire crews from across the county responded to a grass fire near the intersection of Highway 254 and Ohio St. north of Augusta Sunday afternoon. The winds were close to 30 mph with higher gusts and the tall dead prairie grass gave the flames plenty of fuel to challenge the firefighters.

Fire crews from across the county responded to a grass fire near the intersection of Highway 254 and Ohio St. north of Augusta Sunday afternoon. The winds were close to 30 mph with higher gusts and the tall dead prairie grass gave the flames plenty of fuel to challenge the firefighters.