No injuries after tree fire Wednesday morning

Emporia firefighters responded to a report of a tree on fire just after 7 a.m. Wednesday morning in the 1000 block of Road 135 south of Emporia.
The fire was contained to the trunk of a tree in the back area of a field behind a mobile home park. No injuries were associated with the fire. According to an Emporia fire official the fire was never a threat to any nearby structures and was put out within 15 minutes of the fire department's arrival.
Emporia Fire and Lyon County Sheriff's Office personnel responded at the scene.