Fire Scorches 1.5 Acres in Palmyra 

Firefighters from several towns were called in to help battle a grass fire in Palmyra. It happened at about 2 p.m. Saturday on the Lang Hill Road.Crews were called to the backyard of a home after flames were seen spreading through the grass.Firefighters got the flames under control, but not before they damaged about an acre and a half of land.Maine Forest Rangers were called in to investigate.Ranger Aaron Bailey says the fire was human-caused, but wouldn’t release details.He did say it’s a good remider to folks to be extra careful when doing any outside burning these days.<"this time of year, it only takes the grass about a day to dry out. It can be completely wet underneath and the top layer can still burn easily.">Palmyra firefighters called in help from nearby Pittsfield, Corinna and St. Albans.Bailey says he doesn’t expect charges will be filed in connection with the fire.