A Victor man has been arrested for causing a big brush fire in the Fishers area. State police say Roger Buckman was burning brush yesterday near Route 251 in violation of a ban.
The fire went out of control, and smoke was visible for several miles. Several homes were evacuated. State police say the fire spread across nearly 30 acres. The fire was brought under control in about 90 minutes.
Buckman is charged with reckless endangerment.