A grass fire on Tronson Road was quickly extinguished by Vernon firefighters Tuesday afternoon. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)

A grass fire on Tronson Road was quickly extinguished by Vernon firefighters Tuesday afternoon. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)

Small grass fire on Tronson Road in Vernon

Cause has not yet been determined.

UPDATE: 1:30 p.m.

A small grass fire was sparked on Tronson Road near Aquarius Road in Vernon Wednesday afternoon around 1 p.m.

The fire was located under some power lines in front of 8109 Tronson Road. Vernon firefighters responded to the call and extinguished the flames.

A witness across the road who was doing some weeding said she heard a loud bang, like a vehicle muffler backfiring, went to check out the noise and saw the fire on the hillside. She immediately called 911.

A cause has not yet been determined.

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