MILFORD – A fire was reported on the bridge at Dale Acres and Lowell Road in Milford at about 8:15 a.m. Wednesday.

The timber bridge with asphalt overlay is in a rural area and no injuries were reported.

“A man was burning corn stalk debris underneath the bridge and caught the bridge on fire,” Fire Chief Mark Jackson said. “It’s a used county road and there’s a county official blocking the area off.”

Jackson said he has called in an engineer to assess possible damage to the bridge.

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