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Published April 19, 2014, 04:08 PM

Grass fire south of Hawley Saturday afternoon

Hawley, MN (WDAY TV) – A struggle against a difficult grass fire just south of Hawley.

By: WDAY Staff Reports , WDAY

Hawley, MN (WDAY TV) – A struggle against a difficult grass fire just south of Hawley.

The fire started this afternoon shortly after 1 o'clock.

The Hawley Fire Department responded to the fire but called for mutual aid as winds picked up.

No structures were threatened.

Clay County Sheriff Bill Bergquist says the fire started when a homeowner in the area tried to burn dead trees.

Crews remain on scene to monitor for flare ups.

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