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Grass fire in median of I-70 quickly extinguished

August 01, 2011

A grass fire was reported on the eastbound side of the median strip of Interstate 70 Monday morning about two miles east of the Mapleville Road (Md. 66) exit (Exit 35), a supervisor for Washington County Emergency Services said.

The fire was put out at 7:08 a.m., and traffic is moving smoothly on I-70 in both directions.

Police responded to the call at 6:38 a.m. Monday.

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