50 rolls of fake grass catch fire near Lacey

  • Source: Olympian
  • Published: 06/21/2019 12:33 PM

Lacey Fire District 3 says its crews spent most of Thursday evening trying to put out 50 rolls of artificial grass that caught fire. The incident happened at a home near state Route 510 and Mullen Road Southeast starting about 6:30 p.m. The fire was still going but contained when crews left about 11:30 p.m., said Battalion Chief Patrick Harn. The 8-foot-long rolls gave off thick black smoke and a strong odor as they burned. “It’s pretty much made of petroleum, petroleum products, so once it gets going it’s pretty flammable,” Harn said. Damage was estimated at $20,000 to $30,000. It is unclear what caused the fire. The homeowner reported no activity in the area that could have started it, according to Harn.



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