Monument Hill Wildfire Now 100 Percent Contained

The Monument Hill wildfire near Quincy is now 100 percent contained.

The fire started Wednesday according to authorities three homes along with several outbuildings were destroyed by the blaze that’s believed to have been human caused

A Grant County Fire District 3 fire engine was also destroyed.

One firemen suffered an injury unrelated to the firefighting effort.

Initially estimates were that the fire consumed 500 acres but now officials say It’s over 6,200 acres.