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Fire consumes over 120 acres of farmland in Smiths Grove

Elkins Farm has over 100 acres of farmland burned
Published: Jun. 20, 2022 at 9:04 PM CDT
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SMITH’S GROVE, Ky. (WBKO) - Drivers along I-65 were alarmed at the sight of a large fire raging in a field in Smiths Grove Monday afternoon.

Suspected to be caused by a malfunction in the gearbox of a piece of farm equipment, the fire spread rapidly and consumed over 120 acres of farmland run by Elkins Farms.

Firefighters from Smiths Grove were assisted by crews from Gott and Richardsville to extinguish the flames.

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