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Winds fuel fire Saturday in Bartel Grassland near Flossmoor

A fire department vehicle can be seen near the fire line in this frame captured from Chronicle reporter Carole Sharwarko's livestream report on a fire at Bartel Grasslands on Saturday, April 4. The fire burned about 10 acres, according to the Tinley Park Fire Department report. (Carole Sharwarko/H-F Chronicle)

A wind-whipped grass fire on Saturday afternoon filled the sky with smoke near the west side of Flossmoor on Saturday afternoon.

The fire burned an estimated 10 acres of Bartel Grassland near Flossmoor Road just west of Interstate 57, according to the Tinley Park . . .

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