Burning leaves catch shed, home on fire

By: NewsCenter 16 Email
By: NewsCenter 16 Email

Sunday’s windy weather caused a bit of fire damage to local properties.

It happened around 1 p.m. in the 10,000 block of McKinley in Osceola.

Police say a man was burning leaves when flames got out of control. It carried into a shed on his property and onto a neighbor's home.

It is legal to burn leaves, but officials advise residents to use common sense.

Damage is estimated at $15,000.


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