BNSF to mow high grass by tracks after Belfield officials send letter
Following a complaint by Belfield city officials, Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad will cut overgrown grass and weeds along its track. Concerns had been raised that the foliage was prime fuel for fires sparked by passing trains.
Belfield City Auditor Cindy Ewoniuk mailed a certified letter to BNSF's property tax department in Fort Worth, Texas, on Aug. 9, after residents near the tracks complained.
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