Geneva firefighters extinguish grass fire near preschool

Published: Tuesday, June 26, 2012 4:44 p.m. CDT

GENEVA – Geneva firefighters do not yet know what caused a grass fire Tuesday afternoon near Friendship Preschool in Geneva.

Firefighters at 1:41 p.m. responded to a grass fire in a dry retention basin near Friendship Preschool, which is housed in Geneva Middle School South at 1415 Viking Drive. The fire was put out in five minutes, Geneva Fire Chief Steve Olson said.