Firefighters quickly extinguish grass fire

Newton firefighters quickly put out a fire Friday night at Southwest 36th and South Kansas near the outlet mall. Wendy Nugent/Newton Now
By Newton Now staff Just a little past 5 p.m. on Friday night, Newton firefighters, Newton police and Gary Denny, emergency preparedness director, responded to the report of a grass fire at Southwest 36th and South Kansas about a half mile west of the outlet mall. Firefighters were quick to put out the fire, which can spread easily in these dry, windy weather conditions. The


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