Grassfire sparked by farm equipment near Redfield, officials say

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REDFIELD, S.D. (KELO) — While some parts of South Dakota have received rain over the past few days, other areas of KELOLAND are still dealing with dry conditions.

The Redfield Fire Department says a fire that sparked Thursday was started by a piece of equipment hitting a rock.

The fire was contained to about one acre. Crews give credit to a farmer for having water and a disc nearby.

Officials remind everyone to use extra caution due to the drought.

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