Grass fire at Berry

Rome firefighter Don Bullard was one of several first-responders who attacked a grass fire Tuesday afternoon, March 25, on Berry College's Mountain Campus. A vehicle fire led to about an acre of grass being burned. No one was hurt, said Battalion Chief Roger Haggard. (Alan Riquelmy/

A Tuesday afternoon grass fire on Berry College’s Mountain Campus caused no injuries, Rome Fire Department officials said.

According to Battalion Chief Roger Haggard:

The blaze started about 4:30 p.m. when a vehicle caught on fire off Possum Trot.

“They said all they were doing was driving,” Haggard said.

The vehicle fire then grew, burning about an acre of grass.

Firefighters had the blaze under control by 5 p.m.

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