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Controlled burn gets out of hand

Published: Friday, April 5, 2013 11:44 p.m. CDT

Dixon Rural firefighter Josh Tucker sprays down an area Friday afternoon at 486 Rock Island Road just west of Dixon. A controlled burn got out of control and threatened a cornfield. The call came in at 1:33 p.m. and the department left the scene at 2:07 p.m.

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