Firefighters are leaving the scene of a large field and brush fire reported early this afternoon west of Columbus.
Firefighters from Bartholomew and Brown counties reported the fire under control as of 4 p.m. Wednesday.
The fire departments were staging and working from an area where West Baker Hollow Road dead-ends in the 14,000 block, firefighters said.
The area is between State Road 46 and Georgetown Road on Columbus’ west side. A helicopter from the Bartholomew County Sheriff’s Department circled the area to alert firefighters as to the extent of the fire.
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