Firefighters extinguish large grass fire in the Sunderland area

Township firefighters made quick work of a large grass fire that broke out southeast of Sunderland Thursday (April 25) afternoon.

According to Fire Chief Rick Harrison, the fire broke out around 1 p.m. on Concession 5 Brock, near Sideroad 18.

More than a dozen firefighters from the Sunderland and Cannington halls responded to extinguish the blaze.

“We should be clearing in about 15 minutes,” Chief Harrison said around 3 p.m.

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