Mower Catches Fire at Midland University

FREMONT – The Fremont Fire Department responded to a call from Midland University Monday morning.

According to Fire Captain Jamie Meyer, the department responded to the call at 9:30 a.m. on Monday. Firefighters arrived to find a mower in flames next to Building C of Olson Village. The fire was quickly extinguished, and there were only minor damages to a nearby tree.

According to Meyer, a man was driving the mower and claimed it backfired. The man told the fire department he had just refueled it when he saw flames behind the seat.

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