Backyard fire extinguished after spreading to neighbour

A SMALL grass fire in the backyard of a Deacon St property was extinguished by two fire crews yesterday at 3.08pm.

The fire started in the back of the Lakes Creek property in the vicinity of horse yards and a shed before spreading into a neighbour's yard.



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