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EVANS, N.Y. -- Continued heat contributed to a ten acre fire in Evans.
North Evans fire officials say five fire departments took about 40 minutes to get the fire under control. Crews stopped the fire before it took hold in a wooded area.
Officials say the current weather conditions make it easy for fires to quickly get out of control.
"It is that dry and people need to heed the warning that it it is very dangerous and fires will spread very, very rapidly," said Nick Mecca, North Evans Fire District Chief. "Do not try to put it out yourself. Go call 9-1-1 and get out of the way."
Mecca says the fire started Friday night as a controlled burn.
The homeowner thought it was extinguished, but he believes the morning sun and wind brought it back to life.