It started as a controlled burn that got out of hand Sunday afternoon and spread to a well house and two old boats, Fire Marshal Ray Wilson said.
Firefighters responded to the blaze off Billings Road southeast of Tolar.
The burn in the barrel was legal, Wilson said, but the fire ignited the grass and destroyed the nearby well house and two boats, he said. A Tolar firefighter was transported to the hospital for heat-related problems. He was treated and released, Wilson said.
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