GROVELAND – If you see flames glowing in a farm field on Groveland Road tonight, don’t worry. The fire is considered a controlled burn at this time.
Geneseo Fire Chief Andrew Chanler confirmed that as of 5:16 p.m., the field fire is considered a controlled burn by the farmer and no fire department equipment is currently responding.
However, anyone who sees the flames approaching neighboring property or structures is encouraged to call 911.
Members of the Groveland Fire Department did respond and meet with the farmer.
Geneseo Fire and Ambulance’s grass truck was originally called to the scene but was cancelled before arrival.