At 5:40 pm Saturday, the Casper Fire-EMS department got a report of fire in the area of 414 E. M St.  The caller said that a large pile of pallets and other miscellaneous items were on fire in a back yard, with houses nearby.  Crews found a grass fire on a property which was being used to store pallets, old vehicles, and other items.  The fire had spread to some of the vehicles and other stored items, but no buildings or homes were involved.  Crews were able to quickly control the fire and prevent further loss.

No injuries were reported.  There is no estimated amount of damage at this time.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation, but there were initial reports of young children playing in the area prior to the fire.

In total, six Casper Fire-EMS units responded, including three Engines, one Brush truck, one Battalion Chief, and one Fire Investigator.  The Casper Police Department and Wyoming Medical Center also provided support and medical standby until the fire was controlled.