LANCASTER COUNTY, Neb. -- Firefighters responded to a grass fire in Lancaster County Wednesday afternoon.

Several fire agencies responded to the fire on West Saltillo Road and Southwest 114 Street at around 3:10 pm.

50 acres of land were affected by the fire.

Crete Assistant Fire Chief James Yost said the cause of the fire was possibly from a swather cutting hay.

Firefighters were able to contain the fire in two and a half hours.

Authorities remained on the scene for an extra half hour to extinguish lingering hot spots.