Yesterday's fire at 1605 17 Mile Road was reportedly started by someone burning trash. The fire spread through some weeds to 4 abandoned vehicles and eventually burned about 1/2 acre of grass.
The Riverton Volunteer Fire Department and BIA Forestry responded to the fire and upon arrival firefighters had the fire contained within 5 minutes. There was no damage to any structures.
Kim Wells, Riverton Fire Captain, noted that yesterday's calm winds contributed to keeping the fire contained.