The Mount Vernon Volunteer Fire Department was dispatched at 12:18 p.m. Saturday to a pasture fire located across from 530 Columbia Road 54. Upon arrival at 12:23 p.m., it was determined that farm equipment was on fire, also.
Firefighters were released at 1:33 p.m. Assisting were the Rudd’s Crossing and Waldo fire departments.
The fire was ignited by a tractor being used for bush hogging.