WINFIELD TOWNSHIP — The Amble Fire Department responded to a wildfire at 15266 W. Gates Road in Winfield Township around 3:30 p.m. Monday.
The fire started in a wooded area behind a home and began to spread into the forest area. The fire burned three to four acres before firefighters were able to extinguish it.
A volunteer firefighter who was the first to arrive at the scene is pictured above spraying the blaze with a hose.
According to Fire Chief Bill Knapp, the fire was likely caused by a tree that fell onto a power line. The Maple Valley Township Fire Department assisted at the scene.