Hermon Grass Fire 

A grass fire kept fire crews busy in Hermon Sunday night.Fire fighters were called to an area near Newburgh and Swan Roads around 5:30 pm.Hermon Fire Chief Larry Willis says they found at least 9 small fires.He believes the blazes may have been caused by a grass fire that was spread by a passing train.One of the fires came close to a house but firefighters were able to stop in time. “It is very dry and right now people don’t know but [Saturday] was a red flag day, so it’s very dry and a tiny spot can start a fire right now,” Said Chief Willis on Sunday.The fire was under control at about 8 o’clock Sunday evening.