Multiple agencies battle wildfire in Hinckley Reservation

Brush fire in Hinckley

HINCKLEY, OH (WOIO) - Around 3 a.m. on Saturday, Hinckley Police said the fire department confirmed that the large brush fire near Hinckley lake, about seven miles south of N. Royalton, had been contained.

The fire was near Whipps Ledges on the Hinckley Reservation.

Hinckley police along with Cleveland MetroPark Rangers and several area fire departments fought the blaze.

It was 20-30 acres in size and officials said no homes were in danger.

More than 50 firefighters responded and the American Red Cross was activated.

Hinckley Fire is said to be on stand-by in case the fire rekindles or a hot spot ignites.

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